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Maryland Naval Monument

 
 
Maryland Naval Monument (<i>panel detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
1. Maryland Naval Monument (panel detail)
Inscription.  
(east side)
Maryland’s tribute
to her loyal sons
who served in the
United States Navy
during the War for
the Preservation of
the Union.

(north side)
Port Royal • November 7th, 1861
Monitor & Merrimack • March 9th, 1862
New Orleans • April 18th – 28th, 1862
Vicksburg • May 19th – July 4th, 1863
Mobile • August 5th, 1864
Fort Fisher • January 13th – 15th, 1865

(south side)
Maryland furnished
the United States Navy
4162 men who participated
in the important naval
battles of the Civil War.

(west side)
Erected by the Naval
Veteran Association
of Maryland,
September 12th, 1986.

 
Erected 1896 by Naval Veterans Association of Maryland.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Cemeteries marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.835′ N, 76° 40.515′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Frederick Avenue (Route 144) west of McCurley
Maryland Naval Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
2. Maryland Naval Monument
Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Monument is located roughly in the center of Loudon Park National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3445 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore MD 21229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland Sons Monument (a few steps from this marker); To the Memory of the Unknown Dead (a few steps from this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); Loudon Park National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Pickersgill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weiskittel Mausoleum (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Loudon Park National Cemetery
 
Also see . . .
1. Maryland Naval Monument. The granite Maryland Naval Monument was commissioned by the Naval Veterans' Association to honor the 4,162 men who took part in some of the most important naval battles of the Civil War. "On its pedestal there is representation of a captain surmounted by a ship's quartermaster on watch, with a spyglass in his hand." The
U.S.S. <i>Kearsarge</i> Log Book (<i>north base detail • not legible</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
3. U.S.S. Kearsarge Log Book (north base detail • not legible)
This inscription appears to be an excerpt from the
U.S.S. Kearsarge Log Book, Cherbourg, France, June 1864, by Captain John A. Winslow.
monument was dedicated on Nov. 26, 1896. (Submitted on June 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Battle of Cherbourg: USS Kearsarge Sinks Confederate Commerce Raider Alabama. During the battle, over forty Confederate sailors were killed in action or drowned. Another seventy or so were picked up by Kearsarge. Another 38-41 Confederates – including Captain Semmes and his surviving officers – were picked up by the British yacht Deerhound. (Submitted on June 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Monument Committee plaque (<i>on lower north base</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
4. Monument Committee plaque (on lower north base)
Committee
H.F. Dorton • Geo. C. Irelan • Louis Bennett • C. Marion Dodson
Chas. H. Evans • Geo. D. Sage • Chas. L. Durr
Geo. H. Slaughter • Jos. Carlisle • Cyrus Sears
Maryland Naval Monument (<i>wide view from southwest • Maryland Sons monument on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
5. Maryland Naval Monument (wide view from southwest • Maryland Sons monument on right)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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