Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works

Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works (HMP7H)

Location: Selma, AL 36703 Dallas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 24.518', W 87° 0.847'

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This boulder
marks the site of the
Selma Navy Yard
and the Ordnance Works

destroyed by the Federals
This tablet is placed in honor of the memoryof hundreds of faithful men who made thesegreat works a base for war material for theentire Confederate Army and Navy.

Captain Catesby ap Roger Jones, Commandant
Capt. David De Haven
Lieut. C. C. Sims
Lieut. N. H. VanZant
Chas. F. Fahs M.D.
James Thomas M.D.
W. M. Ladd
Simeon B Reardon
George Peacock
Simon Gay
A. E. Reimer

Here were cast some of the largest cannon evermade in America. And here were built under thecommand of Commodore E. Farrand the BattleshipTennessee and several gunboats which took parkin the Battle of Mobile Bay, 1864.
HM NumberHMP7H
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1917
Placed ByAlabama Division United Daughters of Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 498672 N 3585731
Decimal Degrees32.40863333, -87.01411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.518', W 87° 0.847'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 31.08" N, 87° 0' 50.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 Sylvan St, Selma AL 36703, US
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