The Parrott rifle was a type of muzzle loading rifled artillery weapon used extensively in the American Civil War.
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... Parrott Guns by Size Model Length Weight Munition Charge size Maximum range at elevation Flight time Crew size 2.9-in (10-lb) Army Parrott 73 in 1,799 lb (816 kg) 10 lb (4.5 kg ...
... During the war, the battery mounted one 6.4 inch (100 pounder) Parrott rifle and one 15-inch Rodman Gun, one of the largest guns in the world at that time ... View of Battery Rogers with 8-inch (200-pdr) Parrott rifle in front and 15-inch Rodman gun behind A 15-inch Rodman gun in Battery Rodgers Another view of Battery Rodgers showing the 8-inch (200-pdr) Parrott ...
Famous quotes containing the words rifle and/or parrott:
“Many times man lives and dies
Betweeen his two eternities,
That of race and that of soul,
And ancient Ireland knew it all.
Whether man die in his bed
Or the rifle knocks him dead,”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“I know an Englishman,
Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.”
—George Chapman c. 15591634, British dramatist, poet, translator. repr. In Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Tragedies, ed. Thomas Marc Parrott (1910)