Civil War Cannons

Civil War Cannons (HM28YX)

Location: Dover, NJ 07801 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 56.426', W 74° 33.892'

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These two Model 1841 6-Pounder field cannons were used by United States artillery until 1868. They weigh 800 pounds, fired a shot (projectile) with a weight of 6.1 pounds, and had a range of 1,500 yards. This smoothbore gun was the most common army field piece during the Mexican-American War and at the beginning of the Civil War.
HM NumberHM28YX
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Date Added Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 536628 N 4532235
Decimal Degrees40.94043333, -74.56486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.426', W 74° 33.892'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 25.56" N, 74° 33' 53.52" W
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Area Code(s)973, 862
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 127 Farley Ave, Dover NJ 07801, US
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