W.” stamped on the muzzle, ( Louis Augustus de Barth Walbach) who served in the U. “224” is stamped on the breech which is the weight of the tube.
Some of the later war-date castings that were done specifically for the Union were definitely used by the Union unless of course they may have been captured somewhere during the war and put into Confederate service.
de Barth Walbach inspected cannons using his specialized scientific method at forts all over the United States and grading guns as to the quality of their metal.
There are undoubtedly millions of ancient artifacts from the past that have served to shed light on the lives of our ancestors from many millennia ago.
These images are cast bronze, handmade in Thailand by traditional methods.
Dating as far back as 1000 BC, the Dong Son culture of Vietnam was arguably the earliest civilization in Southeast Asia to enter the Bronze Age.
But some ancient mystical artifacts stand out for their uniqueness, their intrigue, or their ability to expand our knowledge about previously unknown aspects of our history.
Here we feature many such ancient history artifacts, from amazing examples of ancient technology, to artistic masterpieces, unexplained objects, ancient texts, and mysterious artifacts that shed light on the daily lives of our ancestors.