Howitzers from the Big Easy: Leeds and Company Field Howitzers

Leeds & Company of New Orleans is another “western” private vendor who provided cannon to the Confederacy.  Before the war, the iron foundry produced steam and milling equipment.  At the onset of war, the firm transitioned to supply ordnance and stores for private, state, and Confederate customers.  Leeds & Company provided labor and other supportContinue reading “Howitzers from the Big Easy: Leeds and Company Field Howitzers”