Battle of the Ice Mound

Battle of the Ice Mound (HM23D)

Location: Taylors Island, MD 21669 Dorchester County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 28.175', W 76° 17.634'

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Last battle of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay. A tender to the British ship of war "Dauntless" was captured by Joseph Stewart and local militia near james Island on February 7, 1815. Ice along the shore allowed the militia to approach within firing range. The carronade taken from the tender was named for two of the twenty captured. Commander Lt. Matthew Phibbs, and African-American Cook Becca. By tradition it has come to be called "Becky Phipps".
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HM NumberHM23D
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 3:14am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 387125 N 4258711
Decimal Degrees38.46958333, -76.29390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.175', W 76° 17.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 10.50" N, 76° 17' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Taylors Island Rd, Taylors Island MD 21669, US
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