|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Allamakee County - Lansing
Civil War Cannon
This is a 24 pounder flank howitzer, M1844, cast at Cyrus Alger & Co. in 1863. It is in the Civil War section of Oak Hill Cemetery close to the road by the flagpole. There are a number of CW headstones nearby. Take South Road Drive, a dirt road off Highway 9. The cemetery is south of the highway and SW of town. Photos taken 3/24/08 and 9/18/10.