Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

Army:

Great Britain: Size and Weight of Ammo Boxes

Exterior
Weight When Empty
Length
Width
Depth
Feet
Inches
Feet
Inches
Feet
Inches
Pounds
2
2
0
10
0
8 1/2
20
2
9
1
6
1
6
30

Note:

1. The dimemsions of the common ammunition boxes varied according tot he ammunition they were made to contain, in order that it may pack tight. The variation, however was confined to a few inches.

                                  

Source:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. P. 36

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2005

 



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