Your whole body is shaking with fear, but you focus on holding the musket dead straight. Every shot must count.
You look across at your fellow soldiers in their scarlet tunics. They are all doing the same and aiming their muskets through the firing holes. The sweat is pouring from their brows. Everyone knows that the garrison is outnumbered and about to be charged by hundreds of fierce and screaming Jacobites. Help is days away because of the isolated location among the windy moors and mountains. The one thing that is on your side is the star-shaped wall that is designed to make the castle difficult to breach. It's firing holes ensure that each side of the wall is covered by 2 angles of fire and your weapon is a vital part of that defense. You must not miss.
Corgaff Castle captures the imagination with its incredibly remote situation. It is a speak of white, unbelievably bright white, among barren mountains. It is surrounded by a star shaped perimeter wall with gun slits, that evoke countless war movies where desperate soldiers hold out against overwhelming odds.
The star shape design ensures that all parts of the wall are covered by 2 angles of fire.