Cannon Manufacturers - Civil War Artillery

Cannon Manufacturers - Civil War Artillery

We are not cannon barrel manufacturers, but you will find links to some in our web pages. We are also heavily involved in Civil War Re-enacting, which has been a part of our lives since 1990. Currently we are members of the 1st East Tennessee Battery B Artillery Unit-a real family orientated group of folks that we are proud to serve with, while ...

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Hern Iron Works - Cannons and Mortars manufactured in the USA

The 3″ Ordnance Rifle, Model 1861, was the most-used light artillery piece of the Civil War.More guns of this pattern were made than any other. Ordnance Department records show that nearly 1,000 were purchased, but published reports based on records of Phoenix Iron Company which manufactured them indicate the total was closer to 1,400.

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Arming the Revolution: Where did the Continental Army get ...

Boston was back in patriot hands. Heroics aside, the most glaring lesson of Knox’s extraordinary feat was the indispensability of cannons for the patriot war effort. In July 1775 Congress assigned a Commissary of Artillery Stores and authorized the raising of artillery regiments, supplemented by state artillery units.

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Field artillery in the American Civil War - Wikipedia

Field artillery in the American Civil War refers to the artillery weapons, equipment, and practices used by the Artillery branch to support the infantry and cavalry forces in the field. It does not include siege artillery, use of artillery in fixed fortifications, or coastal or naval artillery.Nor does it include smaller, specialized artillery classified as small arms.

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Nation's largest Civil War-era cannon collection now on ...

This 9,119-pound cannon is one of hundreds of Civil War-era cannons and military memorabilia make up Charlie Smithgall's collection, seen here in Drumore Township, Saturday, November 23, 2019.

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Civil War with a Bang! . - American Civil War Cannons replica

Civil War cannon, reproduction black powder cannons, civil war crafts, cannon parts, moulds, ball moulds, carriage barrel, memorabilia and collectables for sale. This is my own personal cannon. Welcome all Civil War Soldiers! All questions will be answered, thank you for your interest. Name * …

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How to Properly Aim a Civil War Cannon - San Angelo Live!

Dec 01, 2017· His field artillery piece is a 3-inch rifle cannon with a rifled bore. This is a replica of the original models manufactured by the Union beginning in 1861. By the middle of the Civil War, however, many of these these cannons were captured by the Confederate States Army, so these artillery pieces were used by both sides, especially towards the ...

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Smithgall opens a museum, displaying largest private ...

Smithgall's arsenal of antique artillery includes more than 90 cannons including a Revolutionary war gun from 1780 to a cannon made in 1895 and used in the Spanish American War. Most of the ...

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Antique Cannons for Sale – International Military Antiques

Antique cannon for sale at International Military Antiques such as U.S. Civil War cannon, WWI cannon, Napoleonic War cannon, Revolution War Cannon and more.

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Steen Cannons | Authentic U.S. military cannons

Steen Cannons was started in early 1993 by Marshall Steen, a Civil War enthusiast since 1967. Marshall is a third generation mortician (Funeral Director/Embalmer) and has been in the service related business all of his life.

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Antique Artillery Reproductions and Muzzle Loading Cannon ...

Civil War antique artillery reproductions, muzzle loading cannon replicas, miniature muzzles, cannons machinery, guns, civil war reproductions and replicas.

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Grey-Star Cannon Technologies

The mountain howitzer was the smallest cannon used during the civil war and saw extensive action on both sides, especially in the western theaters. It shot the same ammunition (12lb) as the 1500lb Napoleon and regular 850lb Field Howitzer cannon.

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Civil War Cannon Reproductions - NU Products Corporation

Civil War Artillery Pieces such as Field Carriages with Parrott rifles,6-Pdr. Cannon, Howitzers, and 3" Ordnance Rifles are available at approximately 25% full-size. Also Dictator Mortars, welded stacks of cannon balls and full-size replicas of grape-shot, etc. These are dimensionally scaled pieces for indoor and outdoor use. STAGE PROPS

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Civil War Cannons - Civil War Academy

Civil War cannons came in many different shapes and sizes. The most common Civil War Artillery pieces were the field guns such as the napoleon, whitworth and ordnance rifles.. These guns were fired directly at the enemy, while mortars and howitzers were lobbed over the enemy and would drop on …

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Old artillery | Cannons & Artillery - American Civil War ...

May 10, 2019· 1st Texas Heavy Artillery: Regimental Histories: 2: Monday at 8:59 PM: G: 1864 Artillery Sword, Tinned Scabbard and Blade: Small Arms & Edged Weapons: 3: Oct 21, 2020: What is this? Overton County Courthouse Artillery Piece: Cannons & Artillery: 6: Oct 11, 2020: M: Discussion Artillery used for the purpose of sharpshooting? Civil War History ...

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Field artillery in the American Civil War - Simple English ...

Field artillery in the American Civil War were cannon that could be moved around the battlefield or could travel with an army unit. Field artillery could only fight unlimbered (disconnected from the cart and horses that pulled it). The limber (or caisson) along with the …

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Civil War Artillery: Load & Fire A Cannon – Gazette665

Oct 11, 2019· Civil War Artillery: Load & Fire A Cannon So…what were the steps for loading and firing a Civil War cannon on the battlefield? In this blog post, we’ll explore the basic steps for that process, but keep in mind that “protocol” and rules were sometimes changed by …

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The Civil War Artillery Projectile and Cannon Home Page

New artillery book is at the printer! Click here to find out more info and see a sample copy. During the American Civil War more varieties of artillery projectiles and cannon were used than in any other time in military history.The outbreak of hostilities in 1861, found inventors on both sides searching for the perfect blend of sabot, body, and fuze to create the artillery projectile that ...

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Confederate Manufactures - Civil War Artillery

Confederate Manufacturers. Confederate Manufactures appear in alphabetical order; each reference has been taken from text listed below the manufactures section and may not reflect finding in recent years.This section should only be referred to for basic information surrounding the maker in question. It is always recommend that before purchasing any Confederate weapon, a complete analysis of ...

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Seed Artillery - Cannon and Artillery Reproduction and ...

Seed Artillery works on many different types of projects and can often deliver results when others cannot. The scope of the work done is very wide and is unique to the artillery piece that needs to be restored or repaired. We meet NSSA standards on all replica …

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10 Facts: Civil War Artillery | American Battlefield Trust

These grooves would force a projectile to rapidly spin as it flew through the air, like a large, metal football, which would stabilize it. The guns, therefore, could fire further and much more accurately than the older style of smoothbore cannon. Fact #5: Like previous wars, Civil War artillery could fire multiple types of …

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Mini Cannon Tech - Fully Functional, Black Powder Mini Cannons

Miniature Cannon Technologies LLC., based in Venice Florida, specializes in designing and manufacturing scaled, fully functional artillery. Our products include dozens of different production models as well as custom builds for both individual consumers and retailers.

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The Most Common Field Pieces Of The Civil War

In summary, then, there were but seven pieces of artillery which did the bulk of the cannoneer's work during the Civil War. These were the Model 1841 6-pdr and 12-pdr guns, the Model 1841 12-pdr and 24-pdr howitzers, the Model 1857 Light 12pdr gun-howitzer, the Model 1861/ 1863 Parrott (which, for our purposes, can be considered as a single ...

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WWII's Artillery Workhorse: The 37mm Cannon | The National ...

Oct 17, 2020· WWII's Artillery Workhorse: The 37mm Cannon. This extensive service record comes despite the fact that the 37mm was effectively obsolescent as soon as America entered the war …

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What Was The Range Of CW Field Artillery? It Just Depends ...

Field artillery during the Civil War consisted of cannon firing rounds weighing between 6 & 20 pounds. The majority were 6 pounder smoothbores, 12 pound smoothbores & 3 inch rifles. These guns were mobile, reliable & hard hitting.

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Civil War Cannon History Types Artillery Field Guns Cannons

American Civil War cannon (1861-1865) had experienced few advances since the early days of artillery. Guns and ammunition were unreliable as well as dangerous to operate. Barrels or tubes were made from iron or bronze and gun carriages were built of white oak with iron fittings.

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AMMUNITION - Thompson's Battery C | Civil War Artillery ...

It is often erroneously stated that this was purely naval ammunition, but grape was at least occasionally issued to field and foot artillery. The Mechanisms Of Rifled ammunition. Just as rifled cannon were in an experimental phase at the beginning of the Civil War, so ammunition for those cannon were developed in bewildering variety.

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Civil War Cannon - HistoryNet

Civil War Cannon summary: There were many types of cannons used in the the civil war, including the 6-pounder Gun, M1857 12-pounder "Napoleon", 12-pounder Howitzer, 24-pounder Howitzer, 10-pounder Parrott rifle, 3-inch Ordnance Rifle, and the 20-pounder Parrott rifle.One of the more important technological advances at the time of the Civil War was the ability mass produce rifled barrel field ...

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Civil War Artillery Weapons Battles Cannon Union Confederate

See also Civil War Artillery and Cannon: Field, Garrison and Siege, and Seacoast. At the onset of the Civil War, the Confederacy had to scramble to meet the demands of the need for artillery and ammunition in the field. The Union had on hand 4,167 pieces of artillery…

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Civil War Cannons, Artillery, Black Powder Cannons, Civil War Artillery, Cannon Barrels For Sale, Mountain Howitzer, 6 Pounder, 1/3 Scale Cannons, 1/2 Scale Cannons, Signal Cannons, Decorative Cannons, Yard Cannons

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