The M1885 & M1897 3.2 Inch Field Guns were very similar early model breech-loader rifles; with the differences being minor details of design and construction. One hundred of the M1885 were build, and 262 of the M1897. These guns had a black powder bag charge separate from the projectile, and had no recoil system. They were used in the Spanish-American War in Cuba and the Phillipines.
There are 2 known 3.2 inch field guns on display in Wisconsin. They are at the following locations:
|City Located||Photo(s)||Gun info||Mount info||Location||GPS||Map(s)|
|Waterford, WI||M1885: Watervliet Arsenal, No.8, 1889||?||corner of Hwys 20/83 (S 1st St)
and N. River Road
|N 42° 45.479'
W 88° 12.738'
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