Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"A very large mobile MORTAR mounted on a railroad flatcar." This page from a World War II scrapbook about aerial reconnaissance shows a large mobile mortar mounted on a railroad flatcar near Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1864.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • United States--History
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

  • Circa 1864
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A14039-147

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