All items with the origin: Artillery from The United States

 
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U.S. Model 1838 24-Pounder Coehorn Mortar

From the beginning of time, improved defenses have encouraged development of new offenses. When fortifications became too strong to breach by direct fire, high angle plunging “vertical” fire was adopted. At Namur in 1692 the Dutch under Manno, Baron van Coehoorn, faced the French under his rival,…

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32-pounder Chambered Cannon of 42 Hundredweight

32-pounders of 42 hundredweight served on the largest sloops of the war. From 1842 into 1849, all six ion gun founders: Alger, Bellona, Columbia, Fort Pitt, Tredegar and West Point, produced 414, of which 11 have been found. Steen Cannon & Ordnance Works had the opportunity to…

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12-pounder Mountain Howitzer, Model of 1835

The bronze mountain howitzer, originally classified for mountain service, was in fact a light fieldpiece of great mobility for use in all kinds of rough terrain. This little brute could shoot theĀ  same ammunition as the 12-pounder field howitzer and the 12-pounder Napoleon (except for solid shot)….

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U.S. Parrott Rifle 3.67 (20-Pounder)

The 3.67-inch, U.S. “20-pounder” parrott like it’s smaller cousin went through a model change. In addition to the army type a navy type was introduced that was a little longer (91.5 inches) and had the navy type cascabel. Our version (Army) is one solid casting that is…

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U.S. 3-inch Ordnance Rifle

The Yankee Three-inch rifle was a dead shot at any distance under a mile. They could hit the end of a flour barrel more often than miss, unless the gunner got rattled. This tribute was grudgingly given by a member of Lumsden’s Confederate battery while it was…

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