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Historical War Cannon Scrapped: “Looking Back”

Note: In September, 1942, as the United States was mobilizing for World War II, several campaigns were launched to help support the war effort. One of those campaigns was to collect all usable scrap iron. This story (which I have paraphrased) appeared in the September 3, 1942 edition of the Log Cabin Weekly newspaper:

Mrs. Ida Baridon Frauenthal, wife of Joseph Frauenthal, donated a Civil War cannon Continue reading