Title -  Confederate Sling Cart for Siege Guns  

 

Description -  Confederate sling cart to carry siege guns.  Designed to handle the two 12-inch guns that were cast at the Tredegar Iron works in Richmond.  The wheels are more than eleven feet high.  Cart required twelve mules and 150 men with drag ropes to move it when carrying only an 8-inch rifle or a heavy Columbiad over bad roads.  Dutch Gap Canal, Virginia (Drewry's Bluff, James River).

 

Description Source -  Library of Congress

 

Year -  Circa 1862

Confederate Sling Cart for Siege Guns at Dutch Gap

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    Acid free to prevent yellowing
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