The Lincoln Gun

The Lincoln Gun (HM6NC)

Location: Hampton, VA 23651
Country: United States of America

N 37° 0.204', W 76° 18.488'

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Cast in 1860, this was the first 15-inch Rodman Gun. Its range was more than four miles. Weight of the projectile was over 300 lbs. during Civil War it was used to bombard Confederate batteries on Sewells Point. The gun was named for President Lincoln in March 1862.
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HM NumberHM6NC
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Year Placed1969
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:37pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383609 N 4096049
Decimal Degrees37.00340000, -76.30813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.204', W 76° 18.488'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 12.24" N, 76° 18' 29.28" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-98 Ruckman Rd, Hampton VA 23651, US
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