Arsenal Place

Arsenal Place (HMP6V)

Location: Selma, AL 36701 Dallas County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 24.349', W 87° 1.29'

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1862 CSA 1865

This memorial marks the site of the Arsenal, a unit of the Great Ordnance Works in Selma destroyed by the Union Army April 6, 1865.

These ordnance works stood second only to those of Richmond in the manufacture of war materials for the Confederate States of America.

The work of the several thousand men, women, and children who served at the Arsenal has passed into History.

May this Memorial kindle anew in succeeding generations a patriotism founded on the knowledge of the deeds of their forefathers, whose courage, heroism and self-denial won the admiration of the world.

(Left Side Plaque):
Captain Catesby ap R. Jones,
Commander of Ordnance Works.

Lieutenant Colonel James L. White,
Commandant at Arsenal.

Colonel J. C. Moore,
Commandant at Arsenal.

Major J. C. Compton,
Assistant Commandant at Arsenal.

Captain John E. Logwood,
Keeper of Military Stores.

Lieutenant Rittenhouse Moore,
Inspector of Ammunition.

Captain R. M. Nelson,
Inspector of Ammunition.

Captain N. D. Cross,
General Supt. Of the Laboratory.

Captain J. L. Watters,
Inspector of Artillery Equipments.

Lieutenant Portlock,
Inspector of All Iron Works
Details
HM NumberHMP6V
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
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Year Placed1931
Placed ByThe Alabama Division United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 497978 N 3585419
Decimal Degrees32.40581667, -87.02150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.349', W 87° 1.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 20.94" N, 87° 1' 17.40" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 816-820 Arsenal Pl, Selma AL 36701, US
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