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Fort Trumbull Howitzers

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:02 pm    Post subject: Fort Trumbull Howitzers Reply with quote

This is from memory - so some details may be wrong...but...at one point the Town of Ledyard, Connecticut had 4 of these cannons (24 lb Flank Howitzers) as part of a memorial at the library in town. They were slowing sinking into the ground. When the roads around the library were re-aligned, they were put into storage at the town garage. The story is that these 4 guns came from Fort Trumbull

One of the barrels was donated back to Fort Trumbull and was cleaned up by their volunteers...


I was in town a few weeks ago - and 2 more are now on display in front of the Town Hall. That leaves one more...not sure its current location.





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