Have you ever crawled inside a defunct forge and imagined working in that hell-hot, narrow space, glancing up at the sun struggling to penetrate the smoke hole, like the mouth of a cannon? I'll never forget standing briefly inside the Great Western Furnace on the Land Between the Rivers in Tennessee....
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 3
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol3/iss1/32