Cushing's Artillery Men
- Brady, Matthew B., 1823-1896
Photograph, b/w. Photographed on the Antietam battlefield, Maryland. The cannon in this picture is a Napoleon gun from Cushing's battery. It fired a six-pound shot about two miles. This gun was used extensively in the field, sometimes as many as forty were lined up in a battery, wheel-hub to wheel-hub. Antebellum Society and the Civil War; Civil War - Matthew Brady Photos; Civil War Battle Cubes; Photographing War. 16 History.