French Cast Iron Gun Carriages
Engraving from the Art of War in Europe. Text reads: French Cast iron Garrison and Siege Gun Carriages - proposed system - in part adopted. Model common to 5 patterns fo bronze Guns, and 3 Field and Siege Howitzers. Carriage Mounted with a Howitzer of 16 Centimetres. We have dotted the directrix for Siege and Garrison pieces as well as for 24 pounders. The directing or traversing trail. This system, like that of Wood for Garrison, as well as Sea Coast Carriages of the French, admits of several calibers being mounted on the same Carriage. Model common to Iron Guns of 24, 30 and 36 pdrs and Howitzers of Iron of 22 Centimetres. Howitzer of 22 Centimetres. Carriage for firing in Barbette. Engraved and printed by Jewett & Hemming, Buffalo, NY. Sen. Ex. Doc. 59. 36 Cong, 1st Sess.
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