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The Artilleryman | Fall 2015 | Vol. 36, No. 4

CONTENTS

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PUBLISHER’S PLATFORM LETTERS TO THE EDITOR FRENCH FLINTLOCK CANNON LOCK

A French manufactured War of 1812 flintlock cannon lock. By David Kornely.

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U.S. 10-POUNDER PARROTT CASE SHOT WITH CANNED BURSTER

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THE REFERENCE DESK

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THE GIRARDEY PERCUSSION FUSE

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THE SINGLE-GUN BATTERY AT DAM NO. 1

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TRACKING DOWN & KEEPING TRACK OF SURVIVING ARTILLERY

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LOOMIS’ BATTERY ANNUAL LONG RANGE ARTILLERY MATCH

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UNEXPLORED VICKSBURG ARTILLERY

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THE OLD COLONY CLUB’S FOREFATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

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THE ARTILLERY BOOKSHELF

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CLASSIFIED ADS

How the Parrott case shot is constructed. By CW04 (Ret.) John D. Bartleson Jr. USN. U.S. 10-pounder Parrott case shot cross-sections. By Jack W. Melton Jr. Isadore Phillipe Girardey’s percussion fuse. By Robert Gregory.

The remarkable shot by Cpl. Dillard of the Troup Artillery. By William Sidney Smedlund. The journey of tracking down surviving cannon. By Thomas Batha.

The annual Grayling, Michigan, live-fire artillery competition. By Don Lutz, Director.

A few cannon around the Vicksburg Battlefield that you might not want to miss. By Gary Brown. Annual celebration of the landing of the Pilgrims in Plymouth with a strange and wonderful old Forefathers’ Day celebration. .By Greg White. By Peter Frandsen.

Profile for Artilleryman Magazine

The Artilleryman Magazine - Fall 2015  

Featured articles in this issue: French Flintlock Cannon Lock A French manufactured War of 1812 flintlock cannon lock. By David Kornely. U....

The Artilleryman Magazine - Fall 2015  

Featured articles in this issue: French Flintlock Cannon Lock A French manufactured War of 1812 flintlock cannon lock. By David Kornely. U....

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