Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

Army:

Great Britain: Expenditure of Ammunition and Guns during the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo - January 1812

Item On Hand at Start of Siege Expended or Destroyed
Gun: 24 pounder 32 1
Gun: 18 pounder 2 0
Ammunition: 24 pounder rounds Unknown 8,950
Ammunition: 18 pounder rounds Unknown 565
Barrels of Gun Powder (90 pounds) Unknown 834
Entrenching Tools 2,200 Unknown
Sandbags 30,000 Unknown
Fascines 600 Unknown
Gabions 1,100 Unknown

 

 

SOURCE:

Jones, John T. Journal of Sieges Carried on by the Army under the Duke of Wellington in Spain between the Years 1811 and 1814 Vol. I London : T. Egerton; 1827. Pp. 115 - 145

Placed on the Napoleon Series: September2001

 



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