Gun squad at drill

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When: 01 January 1863

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Original Caption: Gun squad at drill

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-443

From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111)

Photographer: Brady, Mathew, 1823 (ca.) - 1896

Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865

American Civil War, 1861-1865
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.)

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    David C. Foster

    • 06/Mar/2010 03:38:21

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Veterans of the American Civil War, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 20/Mar/2012 01:47:48

    The weapon shown is a M.1861,10-Pounder Parrott Rifle. Manufactured at the West Point Foundry, the cast iron barrel was reinforced at the breech by a wrought iron tube. At a 5 degree elevation, a 1 lb. powder charge would throw a 10 lb. projectile 1,830 yards.