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Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun

 
 
Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 24, 2021
1. Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker
Inscription.  The United States Army adopted the 6-pounder field gun in 1841, designated the model 1841. The all brass, 3.6-inch diameter smoothbore barrel measuring approximately 60-inches long with a range of 1,500 yards and lethal at 1,000 yards. The model 1841-proved the standard field gun for both the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War (1861-1865). The model 1841 aided the U.S. Army victory in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 39° 36.063′ N, 82° 56.569′ W. Marker is in Circleville, Ohio, in Pickaway County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 22) just west of South Pickaway Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 E Main St, Circleville OH 43113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walk Of Rememberance (here, next to this marker); Memorial Hall (a few steps from this marker); This Fence (a few steps from this marker); Prehistoric Circular Earthworks / The Squaring of Circleville
Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 24, 2021
2. Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of "The Greatest Free Show On Earth" (about 500 feet away); Caleb Atwater (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Savings Quota (approx. 0.2 miles away); Section Of Stone Column Of Pickaway County Court House Of 1846 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Circleville.
 
Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 24, 2021
3. Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker
Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 24, 2021
4. Model 1841 6 - Pounder Field Gun Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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