All items with the cast: Gray Iron with steel liner (Sub-Bored to 3.62")

 
2

Tredegar Iron 12-Pounder Field Howitzer

Tredegar produced thirty howitzers of cast iron between 13 November and 14 June 1862. To compensate for the ample demonstrated inferiority of cast iron in comparison with bronze, about 100 pounds of metal were applied where it belonged, at the breech. Most important, the grotesque ornamentation, so…

4

Dahlgren Light & Heavy 12-pounder Boat Howitzer

In 1848 Lieutenant John A. Dahlgren, of the U.S. Navy, was assigned to determine the suitability of army mountain howitzers for mastheads, small boats, and landing parties. Not satisfied with their performance, Dahlgren initiated what was to become the development of a family of similar small bronze…

Pressed Web - Web Design, Websites, Graphic Design, and Video Editing from Huntington, WV, Ashland, KY, and Ironton, OH