February 14 1862A solid shot from the 10-inch Confederate Columbiad onshore crashed through the Louisville's bow porthole. That one ball killed three men. Blood and brains splattered Commander Benjamin Dove, the Louisville's captain. Dove calmly wiped the gore from his face, and continued his duties as if nothing had happened.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 423247 N 4039222|
|Decimal Degrees||36.49525000, -87.85698333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 29.715', W 87° 51.419'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 29' 42.9" N, 87° 51' 25.14" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Lock D Loop, Dover TN 37058, US|
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