Trivia Question 1-16-19 Sounds so cute

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Baby Waker - the first shot of a cannonade. https://www.civilwarhome.com/terms.html

Also, noted as the name of a cannon which was the favorite of Robert H. Milroy in the Valley. The cannon was reported to "send a three hundred pound shot for five miles. It was called the "baby-waker," and I suppose it must have waked all the babies for miles around." [The Spirit Divided: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains : the Union, edited by Benedict R. Maryniak, John Wesley Brinsfield, Mercer University Press, 2007, p. 188.] https://books.google.com/books?id=_C0B9KlXyqUC&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188&dq=%22civil+war%22+%22baby+waker%22&source=bl&ots=vbRkM52tRu&sig=ACfU3U07kZId0BVbJysfiYEe4Jaowm9Haw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjOyurqy_PfAhVsneAKHQckB3cQ6AEwCXoECAEQAQ#v=onepage&q&f=false
 
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