Supporting Battery

Supporting Battery (HM1YW6)

Location: Port Gibson, MS 39150 Claiborne County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 1.86', W 91° 3.206'

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—Grand Gulf Historic Tour —


Field pieces (10 and 20-pounder
Parrott rifles) manned by
cannoneers from either Guibor's
or Wade's Missouri Batteries
were mounted in this
emplacement. These guns were
used against the attacking
gunboats on April 29, 1863.
Details
HM NumberHM1YW6
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Placed ByThe Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 683817 N 3545528
Decimal Degrees32.03100000, -91.05343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.86', W 91° 3.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 51.6" N, 91° 3' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12006 Grand Gulf Rd, Port Gibson MS 39150, US
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