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Muzzle Markings
Photographer: Keith L
Taken: July 22, 2008
Caption: Muzzle Markings
Additional Description:
Nš38. 8520lbs. R.H.K.W.
Fort Pitt PA 1864


Translated, this indicates the 38th gun in this pattern from West Point Foundry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, weighing 8520 pounds, and inspected by Robert Henry Kirkwood Whiteley in 1864.
Submitted: March 1, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Database Locator Identification Number: p54558
File Size: 0.578 Megabytes


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