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A model cannon made of metal from an actual cannon used by the Horse Artillery in Biddeford prior to the Civil War. The Horse Artillery was a military society or militia group which was always prominent in the regular Fourth of July parades, and the salutes they fired from their cannon were also a big feature of the day.
About This Item
- Title: Model cannon made in Biddeford, ca. 1860
- Creator: Biddeford Horse Artillery
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Metal and wood
- Dimensions: 19 cm x 21.5 cm x 7.5 cm
- Local Code: 2006.36
- Collection: Special Collections
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Artillery (Weaponry)--Maine--Biddeford
- Horse artillery--1860-1870--Maine--Biddeford
For more information about this item, contact:McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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