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Reenactment Highlights Unique Cannon in War of 1812

News / Independent News : RIA Novosti (2 years ago)

The Russian army’s “secret” cannon and French artillery during the War of 1812 are part of this RIA Novosti video. Check out 1812’s latest military equipment and military movements. Read Post

Artillery Pieces Return to Benner’s Hill

History / US History : Gettysburg Daily (4 years ago)

A stack of artillery cannon balls on Benner’s Hill. The cannon balls are hollow and supported by a metal rod. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 2:40 PM on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. In April of 2009 we covered ... Read Post

Cannon Taken and Retaken at Saratoga

History / US History : Boston 1775 (last year)

Eearlier this month the New York Times reported on an artillery piece associated with the Saratoga battlefield:The cannon is one of only three known remaining “six-pounders” — artillery that fired six-pound cannon balls — used by th... Read Post

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