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Brazil in Clay County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Cannons Rededicated - Restoration

Brazil - Clay County, Indiana

 
 
Civil War Cannons Rededicated - Restoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
1. Civil War Cannons Rededicated - Restoration Marker
Inscription. These Civil War Cannons were Rededicated after Restoration by the American Legion Post #2 Brazil, Indiana on May 30th, 1998 by Commander Thomas W. Owen
 
Erected 1998 by American Legion Post #2.
 
Location. 39° 31.491′ N, 87° 7.154′ W. Marker is in Brazil, Indiana, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of East National Avenue and South Harrison Street, on the left when traveling west on East National Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 609 E. National Avenue, Brazil IN 47834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Building (a few steps from this marker); Clay County (Indiana) Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 10 O'Clock Treaty Line (approx. 6.4 miles away); 10 O'Clock Line (approx. 9.2 miles away); Mansfield circa 1820 (approx. 10.5 miles away); Roseville (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  "Fine Craftsmanship - - - Revere Copper Napoleon Guns" (Courtesy - "To The Sound of the Guns"). (Submitted on July 29, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Civil
 
Front View - - First :: Civil War Cannon & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
2. Front View - - First :: Civil War Cannon & Marker
The Cannon are in front of the Clay County (Brazil), Indiana Courthouse.
Muzzle View - - First:: Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
3. Muzzle View - - First:: Civil War Cannon
This example was produced by Revere Copper of Boston, Massachusetts in 1864. It is registry number 391 and weighed 1,230 pounds when produced.
Rear View - - First:: Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
4. Rear View - - First:: Civil War Cannon
Front View - - Second:: Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
5. Front View - - Second:: Civil War Cannon
Muzzle View - - Second - Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
6. Muzzle View - - Second - Civil War Cannon
This gun is marked as registry number 271, produced by Revere Copper in 1863. It weighed 1,230 pounds when produced.
Right Rear - - Second:: Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
7. Right Rear - - Second:: Civil War Cannon
Left Rear - - Second:: Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
8. Left Rear - - Second:: Civil War Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,161 times since then and 195 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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