LSU Military Science Civil War Cannons - Baton Rouge, LA
N 30° 24.603 W 091° 10.913
15R E 674642 N 3365626
Quick Description: 2 Ames Napoleon cannons, displayed at front entrance to Military Science building, on the Louisiana State University campus.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2009 6:07:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM6YE6
Ames cannons, 1861. Highly polished. According to plaque on cannon, These cannons fired at Fort Sumter and presented to University by General W.T. Sherman after the Civil War
Another history, found at here,
states General Sherman donated two cannons to the institution. These cannons had been captured from Confederate forces who had used them to start the war when fired at Fort Sumter, SC. They are still displayed in front of LSU's Military Science building.