The Vicksburg & Queen of the West

The Vicksburg & Queen of the West (tmp-beade)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39180 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 21.057', W 90° 52.991'

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On February 2, 1863, the U.S.S. Queen of the West, a converted ram, attacked the C.S.S. Vicksburg, then lying at the city's landing. Almost completely destroyed in the action, the Vicksburg's engines were removed and sent to Mobile for reuse. The Queen of the West was captured by the Confederates on February 14 and later burned.
HM Numbertmp-beade
Year Placed2003
Placed Bythe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 699198 N 3581306
Decimal Degrees32.35095000, -90.88318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.057', W 90° 52.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 3.42" N, 90° 52' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1298 Mulberry St, Vicksburg MS 39180, US
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