Definitions for "Artillery"
Cannon; great guns; ordnance, including guns, mortars, howitzers, etc., with their equipment of carriages, balls, bombs, and shot of all kinds.
The men and officers of that branch of the army to which the care and management of artillery are confided.
weapon used to fire very large projectiles. Howitzers, guns and mortars are types of artillery. Popularly known as cannons.
Munitions of war; implements for warfare, as slings, bows, and arrows.
An excellent GLOSSARY for Civil War era (and other) Artillery terminologies can be found at (Link will open new window.)
Carroballistae and Onager were part of the Roman Legion
Keywords:  gunnery, science
The science of artillery or gunnery.