J.G Whitemore G.A.R. Post #36, Villard, Minn.- Navel Gun

Retired US Navy Gun placed by Union Veterans of the Civil War.

The register of Civil War cannon shows the following. Navy 32pdr.(6.4 dia.) smooth bore of 33 cwt. (3326 lbs.) Mfg. at the "Fort Pitt Foundry" in 1846 inspector is Alexander Slidell Mackenzie ( A.S.M.) registry no. 169 and marked "No. 24 on the muzzle face.
These photos were taken at it's original location. Recently moved to Main Street Villard.
Link to :Pope County Article about the Villard Gun.

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Keith Gulsvig