The Artilleryman | Fall 2015 | Vol. 36, No. 4
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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.
U.S. 10-POUNDER PARROTT CASE SHOT WITH CANNED BURSTER
THE REFERENCE DESK
THE GIRARDEY PERCUSSION FUSE
THE SINGLE-GUN BATTERY AT DAM NO. 1
TRACKING DOWN & KEEPING TRACK OF SURVIVING ARTILLERY
LOOMIS’ BATTERY ANNUAL LONG RANGE ARTILLERY MATCH
UNEXPLORED VICKSBURG ARTILLERY
THE OLD COLONY CLUB’S FOREFATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION
THE ARTILLERY BOOKSHELF
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.