Cannon

12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45

Battle of Pea Ridge



Type of Cannon (make and model):   12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841

12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 12:18:14
1. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
The foundry and inspectors information
  Registry Number45
  Foundry Internal Control Number
  Name of the foundryN. P. Ames Founder, Springfield Mass
  InspectorJWR
  Weight of the cannon (lbs)786
  Year the cannon was cast1846
  Smooth bore

Provenance / History:
 

Other markings or adornments:
Other Markings

905 - Breech above the weight (786)



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° 26.6864  W 94° 3.1321. Map it

Parking is available along Military Park Road at N 36° 26.700  W 94° 3.138.





 

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2. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
 

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3. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
 
 

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4. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
 

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5. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
 
 

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6. 12-pounder bronze field howitzers, Model of 1841, Reg# 45
 
 

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7. Line of 6 cannons at tour stop 4
 
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 76 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, 7 were submitted on 12/22/2016 by Byron Hooks.





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