Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

Army:

Great Britain: Weight of Ammo Boxes When Filled with Shot without Powder

Type of Ammunition
Weight of Boxes When Filled
Number of Shot in Each Box
24 Pound Round
230 Pounds
8
24 Pound Case
292 Pounds
8
12 Pound Round
240 Pounds
16
12 Pound Case
292 Pounds
12
6 Pound Round
200 Pounds
30
6 Pound Case
180 Pounds
28
3 Pound Round
130 Pounds
32
3 Pound Case
130 Pounds
32
8" Howitzer Case
170 Pounds
3
5 1/2" Howitzer Case
180 Pounds
10
4 2/5" Howitzer Case
190 Pounds
20

                              

Source:

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

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2005

 



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