10-Pounder Parrott Rifle

10-Pounder Parrott Rifle (HM1A8E)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.492', W 77° 44.734'

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This cast iron rifle with its band of wrought iron reinforced the breech was a modern weapon of the day. It was effective at moderately long range. The 20-pounder, similar except for size, was the heaviest rifled cannon used at Antietam.
HM NumberHM1A8E
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263836 N 4373073
Decimal Degrees39.47486667, -77.74556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.492', W 77° 44.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 29.52" N, 77° 44' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 285-373 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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