Originally designed for use on ships' boats, these bronze guns were equipped with basic wrought-iron carriages for use ashore. They were in service in both smoothbore and rifled versions. These were prized by the units that had them for light weight and reliablility.
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Find units equipped with these.
Max range is for 1 lb black powder charge behind a 10 lb. solid shot.
760 lb. tube wieght (smoothbore).
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Johnson, Curt & Anderson, Richard C., Artillery Hell: Employment of Artillery at Antietam, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1995.