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:
- United States--History
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- Circa 1864
- Civil War, 1861-1865