The Ordnance Board of 1841 drew up the design for this gun, which is one of the most common of all the artillery pieces of the Civil War. Originally a smooth bore, many were rifled to fire the James projectile, and are sometimes erroneously referred to as James Rifles. The smooth bore had certain advantages over the rifle; in the wooded terrain of the typical Civil War battlefield, range was less important than rate of fire, weight of shot, and the ability to fire canister.

Cannon Dimensions:
Full Scale - Bore: 3 1/2″ | Breech: 10 1/2” | Cheecks: 9 3/8” | Oal: 65″ | Trun D: 4” | Trun L: 3 5/8” | Trun Oal: 15” | Trun-Casc: 30 1/2”

2/3 Scale - Bore: 2 1/4″ | Breech: 7 1/4” | Cheeks: 4 7/8” | OAL: 43 1/2″ | Trun D: 2 3/4” | Trun L: 2″ | Trun Oal: 11 1/4” | Trun-Casc: 21 1/4"

1/2 Scale - Bore: 1 3/4″ | Breech: 5” | Cheeks: 4 7/8” | OAL: 32 1/2″ | Trun D: 2” | Trun L: 1 3/4″ | Trun Oal: 8 1/4” | Trun-Casc: 16”CA/13”BR