Iron rifle from Rome: Noble Brothers 3-inch Rifle

Yesterday I mentioned a 3-inch iron rifle at the Arlington County veterans memorial in Clarendon, Virginia.  Although resembling those Tredegar weapons of the same caliber, this particular gun came from Noble Brothers & Company of Rome, Georgia. Stamps on the right trunnion leave no doubt as to the origin of this weapon: “Noble Brothers &Continue reading “Iron rifle from Rome: Noble Brothers 3-inch Rifle”