See Me Take a Chimney!

See Me Take a Chimney! (HM1Y72)

Location: Dover, TN 37058 Stewart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 29.696', W 87° 51.381'

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February 14 1862

Federal gunboats had edged up to within 400 yards. Artilleryman John Frequa calmly said, "Now boys, see me take a chimney." His shot tore a smokestack and the flag off the U.S. Gunboat Pittsburg. Tossing his cap into the air, Frequa roared, "Come on you cowardly scoundrels—you are not at Fort Henry!" Frequa sent the next cannonball through a porthole, and the Pittsburg started backing up.
HM NumberHM1Y72
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 423303 N 4039186
Decimal Degrees36.49493333, -87.85635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 29.696', W 87° 51.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 29' 41.76" N, 87° 51' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lock D Loop, Dover TN 37058, US
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