NU Battery Sunrise Salute 03 Jul 12

The sound of cannon-fire will echo across the Minnesota River Valley Wednesday morning as the New Ulm Battery conducts it’s annual Independence Day Sunrise Salute. New Ulm Battery 1st Lieutenant John Fritsche says the Battery has been doing the Sunrise Salute on the 4th of July for over 50 years now. He says that a total of 13 shots will be fired beginning at 5:32am, one for each of the 13 Colonies that formed this great nation.