Regtl. Quartermaster Shiloh 2020
- May 7, 2016
I have posted several threads on this and yesterday was able to get the divers in the river where the CS cannons were dumped by the yankees when they got here. My buddies Mike and Ronnie made 3 dives and even though it was a great day on the river they could not find the exact spot. When Mike came up from the 2nd dive he handed up his GoPro camera with a shot of the bottom of the river at 46 feet. It told me why it was going to be hard to located. My next step is a magnetometer to help pinpoint the exact spot instead of a side scan. I have NOT given up and will continue to try and locate them as I KNOW they are down there.
If you remember back last year when I started the hunt for the 10 CS cannons in the river here and located what I believe are them, well the divers are coming on July 11th to checkout the sonar items we found. So now when can put eyes on what the sonar saw and hopefully its them. Got to spend...
Went back out to the site were I posted about the CS cannons dumped in the river. There are 10 total and on the last trip I believe we found 4 maybe 5 in the silt. I'm trying to locate them all before I pay for a diver as he is expensive and charges by the hour so I want to have exactly where he...
In the Field - Finally Got The Hunt For The Confederate Cannons Started Today, Are These Them? | Cannons & Artillery
Several years ago I came across the accounts of the first Union Col to enter the town and his report stated that at the arsenal he found all the equipment and 10 cannons. He also stated that all items were dumped in the river. The cannons were intended for the fortification here and were never...