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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: March 16, 2009
Caption: 6-pdr Field Gun Model 1861
Additional Description: Although sharing the same exterior profile with the nearby James Rifle, Type 2, this gun is a smoothbore. It was one of a small production run in 1861. Muzzle markings indentify this piece as registry number 4, inspected by George T. Balch. Like the rifle, it was produced by Ames.
Submitted: July 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p72434
File Size: 1.292 Megabytes
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