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San Aquino Cannon

San Aquino Named for Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) Cast in Manila, Philippine Islands on March 8, 1793 This 26-pounder bronze cannon was originally part of the Spanish Water Battery, the ...

San Aquino
Named for Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
Cast in Manila, Philippine Islands on March 8, 1793

This 26-pounder bronze cannon was originally part of the Spanish Water Battery, the fortifications defending the walled city of Manila, Philippine Islands. It came into possession of the United States following the Spanish-American War of 1898.



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Bryan Arnold
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