Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

6.4-Inch Brooke Rifles on CSS Atlanta

From To the Sound of Guns and other sources.

There are also two 6.4-inch Brooke Rifles from the CSS Atlanta at Willard Park in Washington Navy Yard.

#1610 was on the starboard side and #1587 was the port side gun.

Trunnion marks "J.R.A. & Co. //  T.F. and 1862"

J.R.A. stood for Joseph Reid Anderson, owner of T.F. (Tredegar Foundry).

--Old B-R'er

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