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crogge1757 Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 3:26 a.m. PST

I started with another SYW Artillery project.
This time it will be the British. I intend to present a number of scale drawings along with some discussion. Hope to identify some of the pieces that have really been fielded apart from the well known light 3 & 6 pounders.
For the start, I think I have identified the piece, David Morier illustrates in one of his well known paintings illustrating the Duke of Cumberland's Army in Flandres 1745-1749.
I was surprized a heavy 6-pounder could arrive at such a massive structure. Before I was convinced Morier had depicted 12-pounders for his painting.
Feel free to have a look at my initial article. More to come.


18CTEXAN11 Oct 2018 4:26 a.m. PST

Excellent information! Much appreciated!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 5:50 a.m. PST

Great research – thanks for sharing

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 8:43 a.m. PST

Definitely excellent information. Your research on 18th Century Artillery continues to be of great value to the gaming community.

AICUSV12 Oct 2018 10:59 a.m. PST

Your efforts are much appreciated, and informative. Keep it up, please.

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