The Ordnance Society

Ordnance & Artillery of All Periods

ARTILLERY – BLACK POWDER

This page is for publications including papers, extracts, diagrams and books concerned with artillery of the 19th Century.

1 1856 Dahlgren Shells and Shell guns 2 1856 Mallet-Construction Artillery The materials involved; and the destruction of cannon 3 1862 Notes on Artillery USA; Book by W. Leroy Broun of extracts from various ordnance books and journals
4 1875 ordnance notes USA; Published by US Ordnance Office: Nos. 41-67, covering a vast range of subjects 5 1875 Projectiles and Rifled Cannon USA; Systems of Projectiles and Rifling; Report to the Chief of Ordnance 6