3 - inch Ordnance Rifle

3 - inch Ordnance Rifle (HMW6K)

Location: Andersonville, GA 31711 Macon County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 11.849', W 84° 7.763'

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Model 1861

These guns could defend against a cavalry attack. Loaded and aimed at the prison yard, Confederate cannon also discouraged mass escape.

Gun data
Gun tube: Wrought iron, 817 lbs.
Projectile: Shell and case shot
Range: ½ mile with case shot
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HM NumberHMW6K
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 9:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 770611 N 3565939
Decimal Degrees32.19748333, -84.12938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 11.849', W 84° 7.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 11' 50.94" N, 84° 7' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 87-93 Cemetery Rd, Andersonville GA 31711, US
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