All That Remains is an Invoice: The 6-pdrs of Bennett and Lurges

I prefer to lead off a post about the cannons with a photo of a surviving gun.  Makes for easy conversation starter.  But in the case of the 6-pdrs produced by Bennett and Lurges there are no survivors, that I know of.  In fact, the only item to discuss is an invoice dated March 21,Continue reading “All That Remains is an Invoice: The 6-pdrs of Bennett and Lurges”

The Creole Field Gun: Leeds and Company 6-pdrs

Since my last cannon post discussed a 6-pdr (modified to resemble a 12-pdr Napoleon) on the south end of McGilvery’s line at Gettysburg, the next logical post is an examination of that gun’s battery mate. The Revere gun is on the left side of the monument.  To the right side is a gun cast onContinue reading “The Creole Field Gun: Leeds and Company 6-pdrs”