Friday, October 10, 2014

Photos on Friday: Civil War Cannons at Manassas National Battlefield Park

In the Northern Virginia region (including Maryland and lower Pennsylvania), a lot of battle action took place during the Civil War. The National Park Service (NPS) has done a remarkable job preserving this era in history. Today's Photos on Friday takes a look at the Civil War era cannons on display at Manassas National Battlefield Park.

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Cannon located at the Henry Hill Visitor Center. There are a number of cannons to be seen throughout the grounds

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A closer view shows a 19th century time stamp

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Civil War era cannon

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Another view of a cannon. At Manassas, there were various dates and cities stamped on the cannons located on the battlefield