# S-5Cast Aug 24, 1863 in Selma at theConfederate Naval Gun Foundry under direction of Commander Catesby ap R. Jones. Was the first gun shipped from the Selma Foundry. Served as stern pivot gun on theSelma-built ironclad ram CSS Tennessee.During the Battle of Mobile Bay thewounding of Admiral Franklin Buchananand the deaths of both men killed aboardthe Tennessee occurred at this gun.This is the only surviving naval gun from theBattle of Mobile Bay located in what was theConfederate States of America.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 4:23pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 498045 N 3585842|
|Decimal Degrees||32.40963333, -87.02078333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 24.578', W 87° 1.247'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 24' 34.68" N, 87° 1' 14.82" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 222 Broad St, Selma AL 36701, US|
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