10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad

10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad (HM1MIS)

Location: Mobile, AL 36602 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 41.43', W 88° 2.375'

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Manufactured at Tredegar Iron Works
Richmond, Virginia
This cannon was used by Alabama Confederate Forces in the
defense of Mobile during the War for Southern Independence
from 1861-1865.
It was mounted at Ft. Powell, guarding the entrance into
Mobile Bay from the Mississippi Sound. It is one of the very
few such weapons still in existence.
Placed here for the Citizens of Mobile, Alabama
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Admiral Raphael Semmes Camp II, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 400433 N 3395763
Decimal Degrees30.69050000, -88.03958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.43', W 88° 2.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 25.8" N, 88° 2' 22.5" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Government St, Mobile AL 36602, US
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