A large number of 6 Pdr iron field guns saw service with both armies during the war.
Some of these pieces dated back several decades. These are a few examples:
Model of 1819: Manufactured by the Fort Pitt Foundry, this slender barrelled design was sometimes referred to as a "walking stick."
Model of 1827: Also manufactured by the Fort Pitt Foundry.
Model of 1834: Manufactured by theColumbia and Fort Pitt Foundries.
Model of 1836: Iron version of the 1835 6 Pdr Bronze Field Gun (see 6 Pdr Bronze Field Guns).
6 Pdr Stedman Gun: Manufactured in 1861 by by Stedman & Co. of Aurora, Indiana.
6 Pdr Brennan Gun: Confederate manufacture.
6 Pdr Ellis & Moore Gun: Confederate manufacture.
6 Pdr Leach & Avery Gun: Confederate manufacture.
6 Pdr Noble Gun: Confederate manufacture. Produced in small numbers by the Noble Brothers Foundry of Rome, Georgia.