Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Petoskey in Emmet County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun

 
 
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
1. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Marker
Inscription.  

This gun
is one of twenty six nine inch guns
composing the battery of
Admiral Farragut's
historic-flagship
"Hartford"
during the War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865
at the battles of
New Orleans, Vicksburg, Port Hudson, Mobile.
—————————
Forevermore a silent reminder
to the rising generations, of the
glorious deeds of our navy during
that fierce conflict in which
the God of battles watched over
our nation and in which this gun
effectively spoke for liberty
and a united country.
—————————
Mounted July 4th 1905

 
Erected 1905.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1905.
 
Location. 45° 22.455′ N, 84° 57.286′ W. Marker is in Petoskey, Michigan, in Emmet County. Memorial is on Mitchell Street (County Road 58) east of Howard Street
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
2. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun and Marker
Marker on cannon mount, above wheel
Click or scan to see
this page online
, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey MI 49770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun (here, next to this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Heath Michael Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Meyer Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II and Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Michael B. Lindemuth (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petoskey.
 
Regarding USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun. The contributor's 3X great-grandfather served as a fireman aboard the USS Hartford from 1861-1864, honorably separating from US naval service several months before the Battle of Mobile Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Hartford (IX-13) Photos. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The USS Hartford - Pride of the Union Navy. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Detail
The Flagship "Hartford" image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. The Flagship "Hartford"
from Official Souvenir Programme, Farragut Day Flagship "Hartford" Memorial October 19, 1897 John H. P. Stevens compiler.
The Battle of Mobile Bay image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse (HMdB)
5. The Battle of Mobile Bay
from Marker #100830, Photo ID 373444.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=97916

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 16, 2021