|4.7in Field Gun M1906|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Used by||United States|
|Wars||World War I|
|Weight||8,780 lb (3,980 kg)|
|Barrel length||Bore : 129.22 inches (3.282 m) L/27.5|
Total : 134.92 inches (3.427 m)
|Shell||60 lb (27 kg)|
|Caliber||4.7 in (120 mm)|
|Elevation||-5° to +15°|
|Muzzle velocity||1,700 ft/s (520 m/s)|
|Maximum range||7,270 yd (6,650 m)|
The 4.7in Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906.
The design was orthodox for its time with a box trail and hydro spring recoil system. When the United States entered World War I 60 had been produced and issued to the army. Once the US entered WWI the US Army came under pressure to adopt French artillery systems and the 4.7in Field Gun was rechambered to fire French 120mm ammunition. The switch to French 120mm ammunition eased logistical problems due to the availability of French ammunition. However the decision to change ammunition upset production and only 16 new pieces were finished before the end of the war.
Ammunition included a base-fuzed common steel shell containing 3.36 pounds (1.52 kg) of TNT, and a shrapnel shell containing 711 230-grain (15 g) balls with a 31-second combination fuze and optional tracer.
- Fort Sill 
- Black Earth, Wi. Veterans Memorial Park, Park St. & Mills St. 
- Camp Douglas Wi. Volk Field, Wisc. National Guard Museum
- Indiana Military Museum
- Fort Howard (Maryland) Battery Harris
- Golden, Colorado, by Camp George West, Studebaker carriage No. 661 dated 1918
- South Park, PA Allegeny County Park, Park Entrance on Corrigan Drive
- Fort Collins,CO City Park, Playground Area. No. 340
- Newport News, VA. Virginia War Memorial Museum, Huntington Park.
Weapons of comparable role, performance and era
- QF 4.7 inch Gun Mk I–IV British naval gun of same calibre, deployed as a field gun
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- Handbook of the 4.7-inch gun matériel, model of 1906 : with instructions for its care, November 19, 1910, revised September 15, 1917
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