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Civil War Artillery

Bibliographic Sources for Information on Civil War Artillery

Henry L. Abbott, Siege Artillery in the Campaigns against Richmond with Notes on the 15-inch Gun, Professional Papers 14 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1867)

Alfred Mordecai, Artillery for the United States Land Service as Devised and Arranged by the Ordnance Board, Including Drawings and Tables of Dimensions of the Ordnance for the Land Service of the United States, 1841 (Washington, D.C.: J&G. S. Gideon, 1849)

Instruction for Field Artillery, Prepared by a Board of Artillery Officers (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1863)

Rpt, Joseph M. Hanson, 27 May 1940, sub: A Report on the Deployment of the Artillery at the Battle of Antietam, Md., With a View To Making Battery Positions at the Antietam National Battlefield Site, in National Park Service Files, Antietam National Battlefield.

Images of Civil War Artillery

Washington, D.C. Wiard 6-pdr. gun at the Arsenal Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 04276

Washington, D.C. Wiard 6-pdr. gun at the Arsenal Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 04276

District of Columbia. Gun crews of Company H, 3d Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, at Fort Lincoln Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 04286

District of Columbia. Gun crews of Company H, 3d Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, at Fort Lincoln Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 04286

Unknown location. 6-pdr. field gun, model 1841 Source: LOC: Digital ID: cwpb 02256

Unknown location. 6-pdr. field gun, model 1841 Source: LOC: Digital ID: cwpb 02256

Unknown location. 12-pdr. Napoleon (model 1857?) Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 01981

Unknown location. 12-pdr. Napoleon (model 1857?) Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 01981

Confederate Howitzers - Location unknown  Source: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.02494

Confederate Howitzers - Location unknown Source: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpb.02494

Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Captured Siege Guns

Captured Siege Guns

Artillerists-Civil-War

Parrot Gun Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 02753

Parrot Gun Source: LOC Digital ID: cwpb 02753

Written by Rene Tyree

July 7, 2009 at 9:14 am

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