free web hosting | free website | Business Hosting Services | Free Website Submission | shopping cart | php hosting
Antietam National Battlefield III

Tour Stop 1 - 10-Pounder Parrot Rifle, (This cast iron rifle with its band of wrought iron reinforcing the breach was a modern weapon of the day, it was effective at moderately long range. The 20-pounder, similar except for size, was the heaviest rifled cannon used at Antietam) (narrative courtesy of plaque at gun)


Tour Stop 1 - Maryland Monument near Dunker Church

Page 1

Page II

Page IV

Page V

Page VI

Page VII


Page IX

Page X


Tour Stop 1 - 3-inch Ordnance Rifle, (This was one of the most accurate weapons used here. It was preferred over the much heavier 10-pounder parrot which fired the same size ammunition.) (Narrative courtesy of plaque at gun)



Tour Stop 2 - 3RD Regiment PA Reserve Corps, 32nd Vol. INF. Monument, Facing NE, North of Cornfield in North Woods

Civil War Traveler
Built by ZyWeb, the best online web page builder. Click for a free trial.