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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

12-Pounder Howitzer

 
 
12-Pounder Howitzer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. 12-Pounder Howitzer Marker
Inscription.
Fired a 12-pound cannonball.
Probably captured during the
Philippine Insurection,   c. 1900.

 
Location. 37° 0.125′ N, 76° 18.53′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the Casemate Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish 1-½ Pounder (here, next to this marker); 3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle (here, next to this marker); Lantaka (here, next to this marker); Lee's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring Dr. John J. Craven (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John Trout Greble (within shouting distance of this marker); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  Summary of Events of the Spanish-American War. (Submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
12-Pounder Howitzer image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. 12-Pounder Howitzer
Guns at Fortress Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
3. Guns at Fortress Monroe
Several guns can be found at this location. The 12-Pounder Howitzer is the third from the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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