Confederate Rodman? 8-inch Columbiad with revised form

Yesterday I left off considering this 8-inch columbiad in St. Augustine, Florida.  It is one of two located in the Plaza de la Constitución. This particular columbiad is a product of Bellona Foundry outside Richmond, Virginia.  Because the exterior form resembles contemporary Federal heavy guns, over the years this type has acquired the nomenclature “ConfederateContinue reading “Confederate Rodman? 8-inch Columbiad with revised form”