Firing Civil War Cannon

The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources presented a webcast on the history and science of Civil War artillery on March 11, 2014, from Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site in Johnston County. The webcast covers everything from the different types of artillery and projectiles used during the war, to the science behind black powder. An archived version of the program can be found below.

All of our department's webcast programs are made possible thanks to a grant to the Connecting to Collections Project from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Have questions? Contact Jeff Miles at or (919) 807-7482.


N.C. Department of Cultural Resources
109 East Jones Street MSC 4601 |  Raleigh, NC 27699-4601
Phone: (919) 807-7300  | Fax: (919) 733-1620

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