General Strahl's Cannon

Address: Old City Cemetery on East Court Street Dyersburg, TN 38024 Contact Email: Phone: (731) 285-3433
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Located in Old City Cemetery in historic downtown Dyersburg.


Made in 1820 and originally a main deck gun on the USS Independence during the Mexican War. Used by Confederates in land battles in Civil War. Now rests in old City Cemetery beside the grave of General Otho French Strahl, local Civil War hero.

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City: Dyersburg, TN
Region: West Tennessee
Subregion: Northwest