Event Details

  • Everyday from 07/26/2014 to 07/27/2014

    cannon fire!
    Location: Shiloh Battlefield Time: 11:00 AM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 731-689-5696

SHILOH - On Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, Shiloh National Military Park will present cannon firing demonstrations on the battlefield. The scheduled demonstrations will be presented by the Shiloh Cannon Crew, firing a 6-pounder gun, across the street from the park visitor center.

The cannon firing demonstrations will take place at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm, on Saturday, and 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 pm on Sunday. The gun will be fired three times during each demonstration. Each program will last approximately 30-minutes, and interpret the weapon, projectiles, and procedures Civil War artillery crews used to load, aim, and fire during the war. Please note that rain or severe weather will cancel the demonstrations.


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