Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
This Little Cannon
Location. 33° 56.75′ N, 84° 32.917′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from West Atlanta Street just north of Cemetery Street SE. Touch for map. The marker and cannon are located in the north section of the Old Marietta City Cemetery, near the Confederate Monument. While the monument is visible from Powder Springs Road (GA Highway 360), access is from West Atlanta Street. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); S. V. Sanford (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Lot (within shouting distance of this marker); Rest well, Miss Mattie (within William Root (within shouting distance of this marker); Founder's Lot William Harris (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Thomas Milton Allen (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Regarding This Little Cannon. The cannon is a six pounder bronze howitzer.
Also see . . . Virginia Military Institute Cannons. The Georgia Military Institute cannon was produced from the same pattern as the famous Cadet Battery guns at V.M.I. (Submitted on June 17, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 489 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on June 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.