Planned strength of Bulgarian Artillery in September 1878

 

 

 

Batteries

Guns

Remarks

Field artillery

9 pdr field guns

9

64

only 48 guns with horse teams

mountain guns

2

14

only 8 guns with horse teams

6 guns were an Imperial gift coming from the guns assigned to Montenegro

quick-firing guns (machine guns)

2

16

only 8 guns with horse teams

long range guns (ex Turkish)

2

12

4 guns were an Imperial gift coming from the guns assigned to Montenegro

short range guns (ex Turkish)

5

30

 

Krupp 3.5 inch guns

1

6

gift of the Slav Committee of Moscow

Heavy Artillery

24 pdr heavy guns

 

12

 

6 inch mortars

 

19

 

 

Source :

Report of the Imperial Commissar in Bulgaria to the Russian War Minister, Plovdiv 18 September 1878, reported in Българска военна история, vol. 2, pp. 51-52.