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The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N.

 
 
The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
1. The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker
Inscription.  Front

The Cruiser Pee Dee, C. S. N.

Built C.S.N. Navy Yard, Pee Dee, S. C. 1864

Burned to avoid capture March 15, 1865.
“No Nation rose so white and fair, None fell so pure of crime.”

Reverse

Boulder Donated by Winnsboro Granite Co. Model by Dr. P. H. Brigham Engraving by Dr. F. H. McLeod Erection by Brown Bros.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 11.197′ N, 79° 46.561′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker can be reached from Spruce Street. Marker is behind the Florence Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Timrod (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson School / Wilson High School (approx. ¾ mile away); All Gave Some – Some Gave All (approx. 1.1 miles away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VI.4-inch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Guns of the CSS Peedee
The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
2. The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker Reverse
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VII-inch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dahlgren, IX-inch (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
3. Overview
The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker Artwork image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
4. The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. Marker Artwork
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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