To start this off let's look at pictures you have of artillery pieces.
As my teacher would have said: Topic missed, failed, sit down.Andersonville,June 2018:
Love the second shot, especially the front guy's (a Major?) expression!Antietam......or Sharpsburg....2010
Beautiful view. I use to live on Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga when I was going to school. Behind our house in the woods were old redoubt that my kids use to play around. I wish I had owned a metal detector back then.
Delicate-looking as it is, you can easily see why Custer refused the offer of a couple of them on his last march to the Little Big Horn - they would've likely broken down somewhere on the rough route.