Cannon

3.8-inch bronze James rifle, Type 1, Reg# 531

Battle of Pea Ridge



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

3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2016/09/19 12:20:31
1. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
 
This 3.8-inch bronze James rifle, Type 1 indicates the location of the 3.8-inch bronze James rifle, Type 1, Reg during the Battle of Pea Ridge.

The foundry and inspectors information
  Registry Number531
  Foundry Internal Control Number
  Name of the foundryAmes CO. Founders, Chicopee Mass.
  Inspector
  Weight of the cannon (lbs)870
  Year the cannon was cast1861
  Number of rifling grooves, left or right twist15 RH
  Source of information
  Muzzle, trunnions and breech.

Provenance / History:
 

Other markings or adornments:
Other Markings

1161 is stamped on the breech above the weight (870)



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.

Tour stop 4




 

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2. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
 
 

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3. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
1161 is stamped on the breech above the weight (870).
 
 
 

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4. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
 
 

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5. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
 
 
 

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6. 3.8-inch bronze James rifles, Type 1, Reg# 531
 
 

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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 99 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 24, 2016. 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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