An interesting catapult. It threw balls of cactus. There was a full chest of cacti sitting there waiting to be shot.
Weapons of Mouse Destruction
rifles and bayonets collected by creator of Moussa castle
daggers collected by the creator of Moussa castle
pistols and revolvers collected by the creator of moussa castle
This Congreve Rocket was fired from the British Ship "Terror" during the battle of Stonington, August 9-12, 1814. It is the same type of weapon that inspired "...the Rocket's Red Glare..." phrase in the Star Spangled Banner.
Mortar's were one of three types of large guns used at the Fort. These were for use against attacking soldiers (anti-personnel weapons)