Austrian Non-Regulation Howitzers

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Description

The Austrian Artillery also fielded some non-regulation howitzers.

4-pounder howitzer

In 1757, the Grenzer regiments were equipped with 4-pdr howitzers which were not very effective and were retired by the end of the campaign of that year. This piece had a 1 horse team.

References

Dollaczek, Anton; Geschichte der Österreichischen Artillerie von den frühesten Zeiten bis zur Gegenwart, Vienna, 1887

Grosser Generalstab Kriegsgeschichtliche Abteilung II: Die Kriege Friedrichs des Grossen, Part 3 Der siebenjährige Krieg 1756-1763, Vol. 1 Pirna und Lobositz, Berlin, 1901, pp. 141-142

Acknowledgments

Digby Smith for the initial version of this article