Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle
by Phoenix Iron Co., Phoenixville, Pa.
Diameter of bore 3 inches
Overall length 73.3 inches
Weight 816 pounds
Fired 9-pound shell 3972 yards
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 37° 0.126′ N, 76° 18.532′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the Casemate Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 12-Pounder Howitzer (here, next to this marker); Spanish 1-½ Pounder (here, next to this marker); Lantaka (a few steps from this marker); Fort Monroe (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Retreat / Courtesies (within shouting distance of this marker); Notable Locations in the Hampton RoadsConfinement of Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Monroe National Monument, National Park Service. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
2. Fort Monroe (Stone Fort) National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.