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Iowa Light Artillery

The Hawkeye Boys Battery!


We field a model 1861 3-inch ordnance rifle

3-inch ordnance rifle fires 10lb rounds up to 2 miles.

Carriage 900 lb (408 kg)

Muzzle velocity 1,215 ft/s (370 m/s)

Effective firing range 1,830 yd (1,670 m) at 5°

Maximum firing range 4,180 yd (3,820 m) at 16°


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