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Defense of Charleston Harbor Memorial

Ironclads / Forts

 
 
Defense of Charleston Harbor Marker, north face, - Ironclads image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
1. Defense of Charleston Harbor Marker, north face, - Ironclads
Inscription. (North face):
Iron Clads
Palmetto State
Chicora
Charleston
Columbia
— —
Confederate States Ships
Engaged in
The Defense of
Charleston Harbor.


(West Face):
- Forts -
Sumter.
Moultrie.
Johnson.
Pemberton.
— —
Forts and Batteries
Engaged in
The Defense of
Charleston Harbor


(South Face):
- Batteries -
Wagner.
Gregg.
Rutledge.
Marion.
Bee.
Simkins.
Marshall.
Haskell.
Beauregard.


(East Face):
- Steven's -
Iron Clad Battery
Floating Battery
Battery Lamar,
Secessionville.
— —

 
Location. 32° 48.949′ N, 79° 56.638′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Cunnington Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at Soldiers Ground, Magnolia Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: North Charleston SC 29405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sons of Charleston Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); South Carolina Generals Memorial
West Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
2. West Face
(within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Jenkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irish Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Charleston Light Dragoons (about 500 feet away); Brig. Gen. R. S. Ripley (about 600 feet away); H. L. Hunley Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Charleston.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
South Face, image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
3. South Face,
East Face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
4. East Face
Defense of Charleston Harbor, the westside cannon, a 10 inch Columbiad, like those used in defense image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
5. Defense of Charleston Harbor, the westside cannon, a 10 inch Columbiad, like those used in defense
Defense of Charleston Harbor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
6. Defense of Charleston Harbor Memorial Marker
Memorial in Magnolia Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2013
7. Memorial in Magnolia Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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