This is a form of incendiary missile weapon intended to be not only dangerous but also to illuminate an area.
This is a type of ammunition used in field and naval guns instead of the more-traditional cannonball.
Harper's Seven-barreled Gun
Patrick Harper carries and uses this. The weapon is exceptionally effective at close range.
This is a blade or spike that is designed to be attached to the end of a rifle or musket, converting the weapon into a type of spear.
Several types of these are discussed in the novel; indeed, the novel's accurate portrayal of them and their use is one of its most-enjoyable elements.
This is a heavily defended fortress astride the northern roadway leading from Portugal to Spain.
This is a fortified city astride the southern roadway leading from Portugal to Spain.
Ditch, Glacis, and Ravelin
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