The Monmouth College Cannon

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  • Five Men are Needed to Fire
  • Preparing the Cannon for the Reinactment
  • Extinguishing Sparks
  • The Cannon is Fired

The Cannon - Civil War Reenactment

The cannon has been used in the Civil War Reenactment, also known as Scott's Tennessee Battery, at Scott County Park just north of Davenport, Iowa. This annual event invites Monmouth College students to learn about how deadly the cannon is and the exact role the cannon played in the Civil War.

Cannon Roars to New Life, Daily Review, 01 Oct 1996, Monmouth College Archives C-5 Box 3: Civil War, http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/content.php?pid=316809&sid=3422984

Erin Loeback, A Cannons Journey, The Courier, 2004, Monmouth College Archives C-5 Box 3: Civil War, http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/content.php?pid=316809&sid=3422984

Football Fans Get Lots of Bang for Buck, 1996, Monmouth College Archives C-5 Box3: Civil War, http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/content.php?pid=316809&sid=3422984

Leah Lazarus, Reconstructed Cannon Fires at Civil War Reenactment, Oracle 08 Oct 1996, Monmouth College Archives C-5 Box 3: Civil War, http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/content.php?pid=316809&sid=3422984

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