C.S.S. Arkansas

C.S.S. Arkansas (tmp-bedbb)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39180 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 21.043', W 90° 53.027'

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The C.S.S. Arkansas, an ironclad built in Yazoo City, met the Union vessels Queen of the West, Tyler and Carondelet on July 15, 1862, on the Yazoo River. Moving into the Mississippi, the Arkansas ran past thirty-nine Union vessels on her way to Vicksburg, inflicting numerous hits on the enemy. The Arkansas was later scuttled to avoid capture.
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HM Numbertmp-bedbb
Year Placed2002
Placed Bythe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 699142 N 3581279
Decimal Degrees32.35071667, -90.88378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.043', W 90° 53.027'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 2.58" N, 90° 53' 1.62" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201-1299 Levee St, Vicksburg MS 39180, US
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