Union Cannon Fire

Title

Union Cannon Fire

Subject

Civil War Battlefield
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Elkhorn Tavern
Trans-Mississippi Area
1862
Union Artillery

Description

The carefully orchestrated and precise barrage of cannon fire for 2 straight hours from the Union lines devastated the Confederate troops and moral. This was the first time this practice was used effectively in the Civil War.

Creator

Nicolette Lloyd

Date

2/16/2014

Contributor

Pea Ridge National Military Park

Rights

This photo was taken by Nicolette Lloyd at the Pea Ridge National Military Park and is used for educational purposes.

Relation

American Civil War

Format

Image/JPEG

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Pea Ridge Battlefield

Coverage

March 8, 1862

Files

20140216_135856.jpg
Date Added
February 28, 2014
Collection
March 8, 1862 Day Two
Citation
Nicolette Lloyd, “Union Cannon Fire,” Pea Ridge NMP, accessed November 24, 2020, https://pearidge.omeka.net/items/show/36.