Cannon

12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15

Battle of Pea Ridge



Type of Cannon (make and model):   12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838

12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 12:13:44
1. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 
The foundry and inspectors information
  Registry Number15
  Foundry Internal Control Number
  Name of the foundryJ.T. Ames Springfield Mass
  InspectorJWR
  Weight of the cannon (lbs)691
  Year the cannon was cast1840
  Smooth bore
  Source of information
  Marking are on the back of the cannon & the trunnions. Also in Robinsion battery

Provenance / History:
 

Associated monuments:
This cannon represents the location of a Federal battery during the Battle of Pea Ridge.


Location of the cannon:
This cannon is visible from the road. It is located at N 36° 26.668  W 94° 3.1258. Map it

Parking is available along Military Park Road.

Tour stop 4




 

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2. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 
 

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3. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 
 
 

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4. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 
 

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5. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 
 
 

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6. 12-pounder bronze field howitzer, Model of 1838, Reg. # 15
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 110 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on December 22, 2016. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 were submitted on 12/22/2016 by Byron Hooks.





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