Fawcett,Preston cannon

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I believe this cannon originally had an iron carriage,would they have installed on wooden for a specific reason

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3.5" "English rifle" made by Fawcett & Preston in Liverpool, purchased by General John C. Fremont early in the war.
its a 4" with 6rh rifeling, I believe it came on an iron carriage originally
 
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Without being nosey, I'd like to hear more about this story. For a collector, this is the holy grail.
 
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Nice Piece. We will need some measurements and more photos. If it is a Blakley pattern it should have Blakley Patn on the barrel where the Fawcett makings are. Also there should be markings on the end of the barrel and on the ends of the trunnions. If possible could you post overall length, measurements and photos of the end of the barrel, ends of trunnions a overall. Thanks
 

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Does anyone know if the axle is period correct and what type and diameter wheel I need thanks
 
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