Designed and named for the French Emperor Napoleon III, the Napoleon was the workhorse gun of the Civil War artillery. Cast of bronze, the smoothbore Napoleon was capable of firing a 12-pound solid ball, shell, case shot, or canister. Both sides deployed this versatile gun in large numbers. Made in the U.S.A.
Confederate Bormann Time Fuse, smoothbore 12-pounder (4.62in.)
Confederate 12-Pounder Napoleons in Atlanta.