Napoleon 12 Pounder Bronze Field Gun Model 1857 Historical

Napoleon 12 Pounder Bronze Field Gun Model 1857 Historical (HM1UJ3)

Location: Vernon, TX 76384 Wilbarger County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 9.179', W 99° 17.052'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 71 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Napoleon 12 Pounder Bronze Field Gun Model 1857

Bore: 4.62 ". Tube Weight: 1225 lbs. Tube Length: 66" . Maximum Range: 1660 Yards

Ordnance Inspector: T.J.R. 1863 (Thomas Jackson Rodman, Union Officer)
U.S. Stamped (Tested and Approved For Use)

Manufacture: 1863 by Cyrus Alger& Co. South Boston, Mass

SSN: No. 138 Foundry # 1207

Charge: 2.5 lbs Black Power. Ammo: 12 lb Ball. Spherical Case, Shell, Canister

Muzzle Velocity: 1485 FPS. Total Manufactured: Union 1156 - Confederate 501
Service Record Unknown
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1UJ3
Tags
Placed ByWilbarger County Historical Comm
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 473801 N 3779155
Decimal Degrees34.15298333, -99.28420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.179', W 99° 17.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 10.74" N, 99° 17' 3.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1757-1799 US-283, Vernon TX 76384, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?