War Memorials of Wisconsin

"Pattern of 1815" 6-pdr. iron field gun in Unity, WI

This pre-civil war cannon memorial is displayed in a city park along the railroad tracks between Hwy 13 (Front St.) and S. Madison St. It has an overall length of ~57 inches. It lacks rimbases where the trunnions mount to the barrel tube.

Side view (photo by John Anderson)

Close up of breech (photo by John Anderson)

Muzzle face - nothing stamped on this surface (photo by John Anderson)

Markings stamped into breech end of barrel. "C=F" stands for Columbia Foundry and "I.M." stands for John Mason, owner of the Columbia Foundry at the time the gun was produced. (photo by John Anderson)

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