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Hunley Memorial in Magnolia National Cemetery

 
 
Hunley Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Hunley Memorial
Inscription.
This memorial is dedicated
to the gallant crew of the
CSS Horace L Hunley and their
commander 1st Lt George E Dixon
Co A 21st Ala Inf CSA who
perished on the attack on
the USS Housatonic Feb 17 1864

 
Location. 30° 40.425′ N, 88° 3.839′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from Virginia Street 0.1 miles east of South Ann Street. Click for map. Close to the northwest edge of the Superintendent's lodge at the Magnolia National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1202 Virginia Street, Mobile AL 36604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. CSS Alabama Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Mobile Bay Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Coffeeville Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mobile National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Fort Blakely Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Rest (approx. mile away); Oakleigh (approx. 0.6 miles away); W.H. Council Traditional School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mobile.
 
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Hunley Memorial among other memorials in Magnolia Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Hunley Memorial among other memorials in Magnolia Cemetery
the Hunley.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
CSS Hunley on pier image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain (R.G. Skerrett drawing)
3. CSS Hunley on pier
Drawing, Pen and Ink on Paper; R.G. Skerrett; 1902
USS Housatonic image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. USS Housatonic
Hunley Memorial amongst Civil War grave markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
5. Hunley Memorial amongst Civil War grave markers.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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