Examples from the Web for cannoneer
Many a cannoneer had sought rest on his back on the march, but none had ventured on so high a perch when going into battle.
Being only a cannoneer, I was not supposed to own a horse, so I must be something else.
The cannoneer chose the densest red of the advancing mass, and sent the shot straight to the mark.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
Captain Flory cried, "Fire the cannon, fire," but the Cannoneer was not there.
Two hours later those cannon were fired, and unluckily killed the cannoneer who had given Lilly a timely warning.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams