U.S.S. Pawnee and Dahlgren Gun

The Dahlgren gun and the Brooke Rifle were among the Heavy Artillery of the Civil War.


Picture of U.S.S. Pawnee
Crew members, quarterdeck, and starboard battery of U.S.S. Pawnee in Charleston Harbor, S.C. (Source: LOC)
Picture of howitzer on U.S.S. Pawnee
24-pdr. howitzer on deck of U.S.S. Pawnee in Charleston Harbor, S.C (Source: LOC)
Picture of Dahlgren and Dahlgren gun

Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren standing by a Dahlgren gun on deck of U.S.S. Pawnee in Charleston, SC, between 1860 and 1865. (Source: LOC)
Picture of Dahlgren and staff
Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren (fifth from left) and staff aboard U.S.S. Pawnee in Charleston Harbor, SC, between 1860 and 1865. (Source: LOC)


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