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Civil War Memorial Cannon

 
 
Civil War Memorial Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
1. Civil War Memorial Cannon Marker
Inscription.
March 29, 1909

Presented by the War Dept. To Paul E. Slocum Post No. 85 G.A.R. and by the Post to Monroe Co.

In memory of her Soldiers of 1861-1865.
 
Erected 1909 by Paul E. Slocum Post No. 85 G.A.R.
 
Location. 39° 10.013′ N, 86° 32.039′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Indiana, in Monroe County. Marker is on Walnut Street north of West Kirkwood Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the South/East lawn of the Monroe County Courthouse in Bloomington, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomington IN 47404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G.A.R. Soldiers of All Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County W.W. II Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County's Carnegie Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Colored School (about 600 feet away); Hoagy Carmichael (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Full View - - Civil War Memorial Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
2. Full View - - Civil War Memorial Cannon Marker
Muzzle View - - 1864 Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
3. Muzzle View - - 1864 Cannon
Cannon made by P.I.C. Co. in 1864, weight 816 lbs., number 794, Inspected by S.C.L.
Obverse View - - 1864 Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
4. Obverse View - - 1864 Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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