English Blakely Rifle
There’s a point in Michael Shaara’s The Killer Angels (1974), when General Longstreet turns to his artillery chief and asks, “How old are you, son?”
Thomas S. Dickey Sr. (1925–1987)Courtesy The Atlanta History Center Using a metal detector to comb battlefields, Dickey acquired the largest and most comprehensive collection of Civil War artillery projectiles in the United States. Most of his collection is now on exhibit at the Atlanta Hist…
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Today we are taking a Closer Look at a Bronze Model 1857 12-pounder Napoleon Light Field Cannon, Dated 1863.
Today we take a closer look at a Civil War bronze 12-pounder mountain howitzer, with its accompanying extremely rare original carriage and limber.
While looking for cannon shown on Civil War websites, Fort Branch, Hamilton, North Carolina, proved very interesting because there was a varie…