Papers regarding double barrel cannon

Papers regarding double barrel cannon

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Papers regarding double barrel cannon
Dates: after 1863
Quantity: 1.0 folder (4 items)
Coll. Number: ms2187

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three letters and an article (reproduction) regarding the Double Barrel Cannon. Correspondences are as follows: dated Augusta Arsenal, Official Business, March 26, 1863, to Colonel J. Gorgas, from George W. Rains, regarding Mr. Gilleland’s invention (letter reproduced from the War Department Collection of Confederate Records); dated Athens, Georgia, March 12, 1956, “Dear Mr. Evans,” signed “Marion Montgomery,” regarding an article Montgomery wrote for the National Guardsman on the Double Barrel Cannon, and how they have falsified information by lengthening his article (typewritten copy of article included with letter); dated Milwaukee 6, Wisconsin, October 29, 1962, “Dear Mrs. Tate,” signed “Darice Watson Lord,” regarding land the cannon was tried out on, and a sworn statement of James Walter Cook stating that Cook found the double barrel cannon (statement included with letter).

Index Terms

Articles (information artifacts).
Confederate States of America. Army. Artillery. -- History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Artillery--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Papers regarding double barrel cannon, ms 2187. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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