8-inch Seacoast Howitzer Model 1840

Earlier this year I introduced the 8-inch seacoast howitzers that saw limited service in the Civil War, but particularly on both sides at Fort Sumter in April 1861.  The 8-inch seacoast howitzer came in three models identified by their year of design – 1839, 1840, and 1842.  I was able to, with help from aContinue reading “8-inch Seacoast Howitzer Model 1840”