In Monroe, Wisconsin
Six-pounder Gun from the Infanta Maria
Contributed by John
One of the six-pounder guns from the Spanish
MARIA TERESA is located at the entrance to the "Recreational Park"
in Monroe, Wisconsin. . The gun is apparently one of ten
(57 mm) guns that were aboard the Spanish flagship at the Battle
of Santiago. The engraving on the gun
'TROPHY MARIA THERESA
SANTIAGO JULY 3, 1898"
Side view of the gun. The conical deck mount has
partially rotted away.
Rear view of the gun. The breech block is
and the breech is, unfortunately, damaged.
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