[LMB] question about American weapons

Francis Turner francis.turner at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 07:25:24 BST 2008


Well the most famous name of a piece of artillery is "Humpty Dumpty"
(a.k.k un petit d'un petit), whch was a large cannon in Colchester
during the English civil war.

http://www.rhymes.org.uk/humpty_dumpty.htm

On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:02 AM, Batwrangler <batwrangler at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www2.new-boston.nh.us/Pages/NewBostonNH_About/mollystark about
> a named, 200-yo cannon.
>
> Other named Civil War ordinance: http://www.cwartillery.org/afamgun.html
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 7:11 PM, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:
>> A topic came up in an LJ discussion and I thought maybe people here would have some intelligent replies.
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