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Definition of "horse-artillery" [horse-artillery]

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "horse-artillery" in a sentence
  • "In his assault he was permitted to come close up to our works, and when within short range such afire was opened on him from our horse-artillery and repeating carbines that he recoiled in confusion after the first onset; still, he seemed determined to get the place, and after reorganizing, again attacked; but the lesson of the first repulse was not without effect, and his feeble effort proved wholly fruitless."
  • "In reply our horse-artillery opened on the advancing Confederates, but the men behind the barricades lay still till Pickett's troops were within short range."
  • "By this time our horse-artillery, which for two days had been stuck in the mud, was all up, and every gun was posted in this line."
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