Crenshaw's Battery

Crenshaw's Battery (HM12IF)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 50.999', W 82° 23.226'

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Charles L. Crenshaw, Jr 1921-2002

This authentic 12-pound brass Napoleon, a favorite of the Confederate artillery, was constructed by Charles Crenshaw Jr. Gharlie co-founded the "Southern Guns of Thunder" and for years built and fired cannons to lend a thunderous salute at memorial services, victory celebrations and orchestral presentations of the 1812 Overture.

MODEL: 1857, 12-pound Napoleon
BORE SIZE: 4.62inches
BARREL WEIGHT: 1,220 pounds
CARRIANGE: #2 gun carriage
WHEEL SIZE: 57 inch diameter, 250 pounds per wheel
TOTAL WEIGHT: 2,380 pounds
MAXIMUM RANGE: 1,800 yards
LOAD: 2.5 pounds of black powder
AMMUNITION: (1) Solid shot (2) Exploding shell (3) Exploding case shot (4) Grape shot (27 round iron balls) (5) Canister (169 lead and clay balls, 69 caliber) (6) Double canister (two of the canister rounds at once)
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HM NumberHM12IF
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 373189 N 3857284
Decimal Degrees34.84998333, -82.38710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.999', W 82° 23.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 59.94" N, 82° 23' 13.56" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Boyce Ave, Greenville SC 29601, US
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