6-pounder Gun

6-pounder Gun (HMPFB)

Location: Dover, TN 37058 Stewart County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 28.927', W 87° 51.821'

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The 6-pounder was the prime artillery piece of the Mexican War and the smallest regulation gun of the Civil War. The Confederacy and the Union armies in the west used it extensively, but it was replaced in the Union armies in the east by the Napoleon and the rifled gun. Its normal range was 1500 yards. It fired fixed ammunition - either solid shot, spherical case, or canister.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 422633 N 4037771
Decimal Degrees36.48211667, -87.86368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 28.927', W 87° 51.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 28' 55.62" N, 87° 51' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1589-1599 Lock D Rd, Dover TN 37058, US
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