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Confederate Cannon Crew, Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1981-2000

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Alternate title:Petersburg National Battlefield, living history
Summary:Confederate Cannon Crew, Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1981-2000. Postcard included three inset images. Caption reads: "Confederate Cannon Crew, Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia. Representatives of Louisiana's Washington Artillery gallop onto the field with cannon and limber drawn by a six-horse team. The gun crew, using the authentic Civil War drill, then fires the 12-pounder Napolean field gun. Another demonstration is the firing of the small 24-pounder Coehorn mortar. These vivid, living history displays are presented during the summer months." Postcard number: PB 001.
Creator:Card, Ron
Card, Linda
Provider:Cards Unlimited, Inc.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Keysville
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
1991-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Petersburg
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Battlefields
Petersburg National Battlefield (Va.)
Historical reenactments
Carts & wagons
Horses
Cannons
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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