ALERT! Civil War cannon stolen

Michigan reenactment group also loses gear

A full-scale cannon, limber and covered 18ft car hauler was recently stolen from the owner’s lot at 4218 Pelham, Dearborn Heights, Michigan. All of the gear belonging to the the reenactment group, Battery B 1st Michigan Light Artillery, was enclosed in the well-locked trailer.

The trailer has distinctive bullet hole decals running up both sides and a giant cannonball splat on the back.

Details:
*U.S. 1841 6pdr cannon mark C.A.&CO 1845 on trunnions 298 over W.V. on Muzzle
* No. 5. Limber U.S. 6 pdr.
* Trailer is a 2000 Haulmark 18ft covered car hauler charcoal gray
* VIN 16HGB1834YH065667.

If you have any information about this theft, contact Officer Beaudree at the Dearborn Heights Police Department, Ph: 313-277-6770; Case # 2010-84.

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