Cannon

3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown

Battle of Pea Ridge



Type of Cannon (make and model):   3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1

3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 12:19:25
1. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
 
This 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1 indicates the location of the 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg during the Battle of Pea Ridge.

The foundry and inspectors information
  Registry Number
  Foundry Internal Control Number
  Name of the foundryAmes CO. Founders, Chicopee Mass.
  Inspector
  Weight of the cannon (lbs)
  Year the cannon was cast1861
  Number of rifling grooves, left or right twist15 RH
  Source of information
  Trunnion / Robinison

Provenance / History:
 

Other markings or adornments:
Other Markings

There appears to be the letter C stamped above the date on the trunnion



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° 26.6962  W 94° 3.1345. Map it

Parking is available along Military Park Road.




 

By Byron Hooks, on 2016-12-22
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2. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
 
 

By Byron Hooks, on 2016-12-22
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3. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
 
 
 

By Byron Hooks, on 2016-12-22
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4. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
There appears to be the letter C stamped above the date.
 
 

By Byron Hooks, on 2016-12-22
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5. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
 
 
 

By Byron Hooks, on 2016-12-22
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6. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg # unknown
 
 

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7. Line of 6 cannons at tour stop 4 Looking north.
 
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 74 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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