Item #HAS-39

Grasshoppers and Butterflies: The Light 3-Pounders Royal Artillery

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  • Description: The Light 3 Pounder was the most versatile gun in use during the American Revolution. This book provides documentation on the two guns which were known in America as the Grasshopper and the Butterfly. Included are plans and drawings of the equipment and its side arms and a special section devoted to drill, firing and safety as practiced by the Royal Artillery in the 18th century. Grasshoppers and Butterflies: The Light 3-Pounders of Pattison and Townshend by Adrian B. Caruana. 32 pp., 30 illus.