Captured North Carolina Confederate Howitzer CDV
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A nice CDV of a 12 pound smooth bore brass howitzer captured by the 17th New York Infantry at the battle of Hanover Court House.† The howitzers original owners was the Branch Artillery, 3rd North Carolina Light Artillery.† The image shows the howitzer and it's limber in the fore front and the 17th New York soldiers standing behind the howitzer.† The Colonel of the 17th New York is standing in the middle of the photograph, directly in front of the tent.† Written on the back of the image is "Brady's Albumen Gallery. No. 417.† 12 lb. Howitzer, captured by 17th Regt. N.Y.V. - Col. H.S. Lansing, At the Battle of Hanover Courth House, from Captain Latham's Rebel Battery, weight 1458 lbs."† Written in pencil on the left side of the image is "Date of Capture May 27, 1862".† Captain Alexander C. Latham, from Craven County, North Carolina, enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant on July 1, 1861.† He was mustered into "B" Co. North Carolina 1st Light Artillery.† He was promoted and commisioned into "H' Co. North Carolina 3rd Light Artillery on January 20, 1862.† He resigned September 16, 1863.†



Item #: ss191


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