Shepherd Brooks Saltonstall cannon
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Captured from the British at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. The inscription reads: "This Cannon was captured from the British at the Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1815. Later, at the sale of sundry effects of the United States Government, this gun amongst them was bought by Mr. R. D. Shepherd and has descended to his heirs."