For a long time nothing happened, but eventually a German field battery fired several rapid salvoes of shells enfilading the road.
Thirty gunners of a British field battery had just been killed or wounded.
Benito ordered five gatling guns to silence the field battery, and prevent, if possible, the landing of the insurgent cavalry.
David McCrae had raised, and trained, a field battery in Guelph, and brought it overseas.
A field battery I shall take for service with the army; but the heavy metal must be collected and left here for the present.
The field battery offered to mount me whenever I liked to march out with them.
Eighty yards away, and perhaps twenty feet above us, the 32nd field battery was in action.
The 10th field battery had been left in rear in case the guns might stick in the narrow roads near Thana village.
Once they also saw a field battery of glistening guns disappearing up a steep road that led to the south.
The English replied with the assistance of a troop of horse Russian success artillery and of a field battery.