Civil War Cannon Research Paper

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Three Civil War Cannons Pulled from River In the southern area of the United States, three Civil War-era cannons were retrieved from the Pee Dee River in Florence, South Carolina. According to, the cannons one embellished the Confederate warship. In addition to the cannons, the remains of the hapless ship have been left at the bottom of the river for one hundred fifty years. The cannons were so heavy that heavy machinery was needed to repossess the cast-iron cannons. WMBF News reported that the cannons at least had to weigh fifteen thousand pounds. After ninety long minutes of retrieving cannons out of the water, the cannons were attached to the arm of a gigantic front end loader with ropes and will be taken to the Warren

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