Battery Cullum, Battery Sevier

Battery Cullum, Battery Sevier (HM1INJ)

Location: Pensacola Beach, FL 32561 Escambia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 19.627', W 87° 17.623'

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Artillery Ballet

— Fort Pickens —

Gun crews performed a carefully choreographed ballet every time they loaded and fired an artillery piece. One slip-up in the teamwork could cause serious injuries or death. Crews practiced aiming at a target, opening the breech, loading and ramming the projectile into the barrel, inserting the primer charge, and firing—all in 30 seconds. After drilling again and again, the soldiers were given a little time to relax, occasionally even to go crabbing or fishing along the beach.
Placed ByThe National Park Service, Department of the Interior
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Date Added Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 471765 N 3355069
Decimal Degrees30.32711667, -87.29371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 19.627', W 87° 17.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 19' 37.62" N, 87° 17' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)850
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1402-1404 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach FL 32561, US
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