Model 1857 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer

Model 1857 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (HM1A8B)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.491', W 77° 44.73'

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Commonly known as the "Napoleon," this smoothbore was the favored artillery piece in both armies throughout the Civil War. Although it was used at moderate range with explosive shell, it was especially effective at short range with canister shot.
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HM NumberHM1A8B
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:15am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263842 N 4373071
Decimal Degrees39.47485000, -77.74550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.491', W 77° 44.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 29.46" N, 77° 44' 43.80" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 285-373 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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