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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: March 16, 2009
Caption: Gunner's View from Ross' Battery
Additional Description: Looking south from the battery position over the barrel of a James 3.80-inch Rifle. This rifle was produced by Ames Foundry in 1861. Muzzle markings show it as registry number 27, weighing 920 pounds, inspected by George T. Balch. It is considered a "Type 2, Series 4" James Rifle, with 10 groove rifling, and all the markings on the muzzle.
Submitted: July 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p72432
File Size: 0.867 Megabytes
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