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12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1838
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: August 28, 2010
Caption: 12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1838
Additional Description: Cyrus Alger & Company of Massachusetts produced this howitzer in 1839. Assigned registry number 6, it weighed 681 pounds. The model number was the smallest of the regulation US 12-pdr howitzers used in the war.
Submitted: November 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p135308
File Size: 0.757 Megabytes


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