Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 17
by John Joseph Greenough
Glossary of Fortifications Terms used in this Report
". . . we have nothing on Citadel Hill but a heap of ruins. . . ."
The Bureaucratic Process
Colonel Nicolls's Citadel
"I now think I made a little too free with the Climate. . . ."
Truth and Consequences
Colonel Calder Revises
". . . the Necessity of Remedying the leakage. . . ."
". . . and keep your powder dry!"
The Very Model of a Modern Major General
Of Mr. McCully's Cow and Other Matters
Appendix A: Ordnance Staff and Officers Commanding at Halifax
Appendix B: The Trace
Appendix C: Cavalier
Appendix D: Magazines
Appendix E: Casemates
Appendix F: Drainage
Appendix G: Walls
Appendix H: The Gate and Bridge
Appendix I: The Sally Ports
Appendix J: Ravelins
Appendix K: Armament
Appendix L: General Plan
1 The Smyth Commission: Comparison between the Costs as estimated by the Commissioners and as estimated by the Engineers at the Stations
2 Nicolls's Escarp Profiles compared to Vauban's recommended Dimensions for Escarps of similar Size
3 Approximate Amounts by which the various 1833 Estimates exceeded those of 1825
4 Proposed Armament, 1846