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If we had liked to assault, I am sure we should have taken the place with little loss, some of our men being close to the Redan.The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger
The lunette (Fig. 46) has nearly the same defects as the redan.Elements of Military Art and Science|Henry Wager Halleck
A redan is a letter V, with the point toward the enemy, and is used generally to cover the heads of bridges, etc.
His orders were that in case of the assault on the Redan being successful, he should attack the works on its right.
Parties of brave men struggled up to the very abattis of the Redan, and there, unsupported and powerless, were shot down.