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Title Howitzer 1863
Object Name Howitzer, Spanish
Object ID 1987.024.01
Date 1863
Description Howitzer, 1863, Spanish, rifle tube, 3 1/2" lands. Tub 36 3/4 LOA; 5 7/8 olive drab in color muzzle. Tapered tube widens behind reunions. Spanish crown/letter stamped into bronze and "NO 9329" at touch. Plub missing, date in same location. Rear carriage elevationscrew 35 1/4. Ten spoke wooden wheels, pins missing. Metal furniture on carriage. The Royal Cartouche on top of tube at the breech is that of Queen Isabella II (1833-1868). Reported to have been returned from action in the Philippine Insurrection by the 24th Infantry Division as a war trophy. Serial Number 9329
Search Terms Pre-Fort Douglas