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6804Re: Mountain howitzer

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  • Stephen Recker
    May 26, 2012
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      Thanks, but, bummer,

      Any original tubes from the battle?

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, James Buchanan <j.buchanan7@...> wrote:
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      > The piece at the Brockenbrough Battery site in the West Woods is a 12lb smooth bore howitzer of unknown origin.
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      > Source:
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      > Keith B. Snyder, Artillery Study and Proposed Relocation of Guns (NPS: Antietam National Battlefield, 2012), p.
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      > See also, http://markerhunter.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/cs-12-pdr-fh-part-2/
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      > On May 26, 2012, at 9:30 PM, Scott D Hann wrote:
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      > > I think the Baltimore Artillery used a 10 lb. howitzer.
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      > > On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Stephen Recker <
      > > recker@...> wrote:
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      > >> Seems to me I remember being told that the 12-lb Mountain Howitzer back in
      > >> the West Woods was used in the battle by Confederates and that it is the
      > >> only tube on the field that they can show was there on the day. Am I
      > >> correct? I can't find my copy of Keith's inventory from the cannon
      > >> repositionings. It would probably be in that.
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