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Tredegar 12-pdr Field Howitzer
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: March 16, 2009
Caption: Tredegar 12-pdr Field Howitzer
Additional Description: The other piece is also a 12-pdr Howitzer, produced by Tredegar Foundry of Richmond, Virginia. Markings on the right trunnion state "J.R.A. & Co. // T.F." indicating Joseph R. Anderson & Company, Tredegar Foundry. On the left the year of manufacture is stamped - 1862. The foundry number, 1400, is stamped on the muzzle. And the weight of 781 pounds is on the breech near the vent.
Submitted: July 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p71626
File Size: 1.362 Megabytes

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