Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

Army:

Great Britain: Weight of Ammo Boxes When Filled with Shot and Powder

Type of Ammunition
Weight of Boxes When Filled
Number of Shot in Each Box
12 Pound Round
150 Pounds
8
12 Pound Case
109 Pounds
6
6 Pound Round
139 Pounds
14
6 Pound Case
143 Pounds
14
3 Pound Round
81 Pounds
16
3 Pound Case
79 Pounds
14

                              

Source:

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

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2005

 



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