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Signal Cannon

The Corps of Cadets used a miniature cannon made by the "Naval Company, Doylestown, PA" to signal "retire" during Sunday drills and touchdowns in football games. The cannon fired a ten gauge blank shotgun shell.
Watch Below and experience what it was like to hear this firsthand.

Augusta Military

Academy Museum

Voice: 540-248-3007
Fax: 540-248-4533

Museum Hours

& Location

1640 Lee Highway

Fort Defiance, VA 24437


10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed Mother's day and Major Holidays.

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