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Paoli in Orange County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Orange County Civil War Memorial

 
 
West Cannon - - Orange County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
1. West Cannon - - Orange County Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
1903
Presented by the Government
to Williamson Post No. 364, G. A. R.,
and by the Post to Orange County,

in Memory of Her Soldiers of
1861 - - - 1865

 
Erected 1903 by Williamson Post No. 364, G.A.R.
 
Location. 38° 33.366′ N, 86° 28.113′ W. Marker is in Paoli, Indiana, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (West Side) and West Main Street (U.S. 150), on the left when traveling south on Court Street (West Side). Touch for map. Both Cannon are at the front of the Orange County Courthouse in Paoli, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Paoli IN 47454, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange County Revolutionary War Honor Roll / (a few steps from this marker); Indiana Initial Point Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Orange County Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Orange County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Pivot Point (approx. 6.1 miles away); Orleans Congress Square
West Cannon - - 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
2. West Cannon - - 1863
Made in 1863, number 11, 8,440 lbs. when made, at Fort Pitt, CPK inspector. (There are no other markings on the cannon.)
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Orleans School Bell (approx. 7.4 miles away); Orleans War Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paoli.
 
More about this marker. There are two cannon sitting on a stone base - both have identical inscribed memorials.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
West Cannon - - 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
3. West Cannon - - 1863
East Cannon - - Inscribed Base image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
4. East Cannon - - Inscribed Base
East Cannon - - 1861 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
5. East Cannon - - 1861
Made in 1861, number 86, 8,568 lbs. when made, at Fort Pitt, DWF inspector. (There are no other markings on the cannon.)
East Cannon - - 1861 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
6. East Cannon - - 1861
East Cannon - - 1861 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
7. East Cannon - - 1861
Looking East - - Note - Both Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
8. Looking East - - Note - Both Cannon
South/East Corner - - Orange County Courthouse - - Paoli, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
9. South/East Corner - - Orange County Courthouse - - Paoli, Indiana
Plaque - - Tribute to "Armed Forces of America" by: Dirt Diggers Garden Club image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
10. Plaque - - Tribute to "Armed Forces of America" by: Dirt Diggers Garden Club
"Tribute to Armed Forces of America" - Garden image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
11. "Tribute to Armed Forces of America" - Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 21, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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