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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: March 16, 2009
Caption: Ross' Battery Position
Additional Description: The battery is represented by six bronze pieces at this position, as opposed to the six iron Parrott Rifles indicated in the tablet's text. The artillery on display are four James rifles, one 6-pdr Field Gun, and one 12-pdr Field Howitzer. The howitzer, closest to the camera, is registry number 134, produced by Ames Foundry in 1856. It weighed 769 pounds when produced.
Submitted: July 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p72431
File Size: 1.377 Megabytes
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