Usage examples for howitzers

  1. With this view nine field- pieces, two howitzers and one mortar were brought down to the brink of the stream as soon as it dark. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  2. The voice of Captain Jones, of the Howitzers rang out loud and clear, " Boys, take care of yourselves!" – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  3. Then close to the Lodge a guard is mounted after eight o'clock; there be pickets on all the hills; at the Harbour mouth is a battery of twenty four- pounders; and over- right 'em a dozen six- pounders, and several howitzers – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy