Site Of The Naval Battery

Site Of The Naval Battery (HM29I3)

Location: Spanish Fort, AL 36527 Baldwin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 41.078', W 87° 54.256'

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Manned with sailors and commanded by Lt. Commander Gillis of the U.S.S. Milwaukee, which was sunk by a Confederate torpedo in Blakeley River. Armed with two 4.2 in. Parrott rifled cannon firing projectiles weighing 30 lbs., these guns fired on Confederate Batteries Red Fort and Slocomb during the Battle of Spanish Fort. March 26 - April 8, 1865
HM NumberHM29I3
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Date Added Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 413388 N 3395001
Decimal Degrees30.68463333, -87.90426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.078', W 87° 54.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 4.6800000000002" N, 87° 54' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Union Pass, Spanish Fort AL 36527, US
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