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The Denison Cannon-1878


Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 11/5/2017 at 00:30:43

Tuesday, Thursday, June 8, 1876 Crawford County Bulletin (Denison, Iowa) Page: 5

The Denison cannon has the unenviable reputation as being a condemned piece. In firing it, as soon as the fuse is lighted our brave artillerymen hastily retire to a safe distance some three to four miles away. With the aid of field-glasses they are able to distinguish a small puff of smoke and thereby determine when the discharge takes place.


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