Burst Muzzle: 1863

Burst Muzzle: 1863

Morris Island, South Carolina. 300-pounder Parrot Rifle after bursting of muzzle. Photograph taken in July or August 1863. Photo by Haas & Peale. Old photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our American Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.