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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Austrian 6-Pounder Gun

 
 
Austrian 6-Pounder Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. Austrian 6-Pounder Gun Marker
Inscription.
Bronze field piece
Diameter of bore 3.74 inches
Overall length 63 inches
Made in Vienna
in 1812

 
Location. 37° 0.149′ N, 76° 18.577′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the entrance to the Casemate Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Austrian 6-Pounder Gun (here, next to this marker); 14 – Pounder James Rifle (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (here, next to this marker); John Mitchel (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant John Trout Greble (a few steps from this marker); Honoring Dr. John J. Craven (a few steps from this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); Lantaka (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Categories. Military
 
Austrian 6-Pounder Gun image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. Austrian 6-Pounder Gun
Fort Monroe Guns image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
3. Fort Monroe Guns
The Austrian 6-Pounder is seen here on the extreme Right.
Ordinance at Fort Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
4. Ordinance at Fort Monroe
The Austrian 6-Pounder Gun is the third from the left in this photo. The Casemate wher Jefferson Davis was confined after the Civil War can be seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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