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Light 12 pdr. Napoleon gun, brass, Rappahannock [?] / E Forbes.

Light 12 pdr. Napoleon gun, brass, Rappahannock [?] / E Forbes.

 
 
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"Twelve pounder Napoleon gun; in position covering the ford" on mount.
Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.105)
Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. Born: August 15, 1769, Ajaccio, France. Died: May 5, 1821, in exile on the island of Saint Helena. He became the first emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the world.

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01/01/1863
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Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895, artist
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Library of Congress
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