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Collection Reference Number GLC00337.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1861 
Title James W. Ripley to James Woodruff regarding cannons
Date 21 October 1861
Author Ripley, James W. (1794-1870)  
Recipient Woodruff, James (b. 1821)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description States that Woodruff's proposal to furnish a light three pounder cannon is not advisable and will not be accepted because they already have a lighter field artillery piece in use, the bronze mountain and the prairie howitzer. Written from the Ordnance Office and signed by Ripley as Brigadier General. With endorsement by Abraham Lincoln and Winfield Scott (see GLC 337.02).
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union General  President  Weaponry  Artillery  Science and Technology  
People Ripley, James Wolfe (1794-1870)  Woodruff, James (b. 1821)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Related documents Endorsement by Abraham Lincoln and Winfield Scott  
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