Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
A Ton an Hour - USS Cairo
[Caption]- Cairo's boilers burned a ton of coal an hour when the boat was underway.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 22.546′ N, 90° 52.003′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Crew of Immigrants (here, next to this marker); Pilothouse - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Capstan - USS Cairo (here, next Chimneys - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); The Sinking of Cairo (a few steps from this marker); Hog Chains - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); Torpedoed & Sunk (a few steps from this marker); Full Steam Ahead! (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.