Civil War Memorial Cannon - Marion Square Park - Marion, Iowa

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The cannon is a 24 pounder flank howitzer, M1844, cast at Cyrus Alger & Co. in 1863. According to SUVCW member James Johnston, there used to be a second cannon but it was melted down for use in WWII. The park is located in the central business district off Business Highway 151. http://www.iowacivilwarmonuments.com/cgi-bin/gaarddetails.pl?1212096314~2

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jockswa on May 29, 2013

Hi Dave. Fascinating..I'm interested in this sort of thing. Thanks for sharing this. Lk. Regards, Jock.

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