C.S.S. Arkansas

C.S.S. Arkansas (HM1GP9)

Location: Yazoo City, MS 39194 Yazoo County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 51.158', W 90° 25.598'

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Launched on July 14, 1862, from the Navy Yard in Yazoo City, the ironclad ram Arkansas commanded by Lt. Isaac N. Brown successfully engaged the combined Union fleets on the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers helping to end the naval siege of Vicksburg. The ironclad was scuttled north of Baton Rouge on August 5, 1862, to prevent capture by Union forces.
HM NumberHM1GP9
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 740825 N 3637885
Decimal Degrees32.85263333, -90.42663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 51.158', W 90° 25.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 51' 9.48" N, 90° 25' 35.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 883-899 MS-149, Yazoo City MS 39194, US
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