Spanish American War Cannon
Posted by: Martin 5
N 47° 39.601 W 117° 28.014
11T E 464943 N 5278619
Quick Description: Spanish American War Cannon
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2012 8:03:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMEDTB
Cannon number 78GWB, manufactured in 1897 at the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois. This cannon was in action in the Philippine Islands in 1898-1902.
It is one of three brought back to the United States in 1920 through the efforts of the Spokane Veteran Soldiers Monument Association.
What type of artillery is this?: Cannon
Where is this artillery located?: Monument grounds
What military of the world used this device?: U.S. Army
Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1898
Date artillery was placed on display: 1/1/1920
Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Artillery is no longer operational: yes
Still may work: no
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