A Battery of "Quaker Guns"

In order to convince the enemy the army had more cannon than they possessed, troops made imitation cannon of big logs. At a distance these resembled a battery of artillery, deceiving the enemy. This mock or "Quaker" battery was made by the 79th New York, at Seabrook Point, Port Royal Island, South Carolina, in December, 1861.

Date:
December, 1861
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES12788
Height:
4718px
Width:
8400px
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