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Civil War Artillery

G.A.R. Memorial

 
 
Civil War Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
1. Civil War Artillery Marker
Inscription. (This memorial is made up to three plaques, each found at the base of a different piece of artillery.)

Civil War Artillery
13-inch Seacoast Mortar
Donated in 1897 by the Grand Army of the Republic

Civil War Artillery
11-inch Navy Dahlgren
Donated in 1897 by the Grand Army of the Republic

Civil War Artillery
6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle
Donated in 1897 by the Grand Army of the Republic
 
Erected by Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 39° 44.827′ N, 104° 57.219′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is on Steele Street. Click for map. This marker is located in Denver City Park. Each piece of artillery has been place by the cement sidewalk that goes around Burns Garden Circle. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Molly Brown House (approx. 1.6 miles away); USS Colorado BB-45 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Armenian Genocide (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule (approx. 1.7 miles away);
Civil War Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
2. Civil War Artillery Marker
Loganís Memorial Day Order (approx. 1.8 miles away); Irving Hale (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sand Creek Massacre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colorado Soldier's Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Basic Facts Concerning Artillery - Civil War Cannon. "More innovations and experimentation took place during the Civil War than during all other previous wars combined. This mix of technology was very evident in the ordnance department." (Submitted on December 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
3. Civil War Artillery Marker
13-inch Seacoast Mortar image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
4. 13-inch Seacoast Mortar
The marker is located on the cement mortar base.
13-inch Seacoast Mortar image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
5. 13-inch Seacoast Mortar
6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
6. 6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle
The plaque is located on the cement at the back of the cannon.
6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
7. 6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle
6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
8. 6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle
Statue of Robert Burns in the background.
6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
9. 6.4-inch (100 pounder) Navy Parrott Rifle
Markings on the trunnion.
11-inch Navy Dahlgren image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
10. 11-inch Navy Dahlgren
The plaque in the cement at the back of the cannon.
11-inch Navy Dahlgren image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
11. 11-inch Navy Dahlgren
11-inch Navy Dahlgren image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 27, 2012
12. 11-inch Navy Dahlgren
Markings on the trunnion.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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