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Matthew Fontaine Maury

 
 
Matthew Fontaine Maury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 22, 2010
1. Matthew Fontaine Maury Marker
Inscription.
In this house
Matthew Fontaine Maury
L.L.D.-U.S.N.-C.S.N.
invented the
Submarine Electrical Torpedo
1861-1862

This stone is placed by the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society
A.D. 1910.

 
Erected 1910 by Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
 
Location. 37° 32.498′ N, 77° 25.83′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Clay Street and North 11th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Clay Street. Touch for map. This marker is located on the front of the MCV Alumni House at Virginia Commonwealth University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1016 East Clay Street, Richmond VA 23298, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maupin - Maury House (here, next to this marker); Wickham-Valentine House (a few steps from this marker); Grant House / Sheltering Arms Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Valentine Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio (within shouting distance
Matthew Fontaine Maury Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 22, 2010
2. Matthew Fontaine Maury Markers
of this marker); Alexander H. Stephens House Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); White House of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away); Presidentís Mansion (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of Confederate Torpedo Warfare, 1861-1865. Infernal Machines (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Matthew Fontaine Maury. Wikipedia (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Maupin - Maury House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 22, 2010
3. Maupin - Maury House
Portrait of Commander Matthew F. Maury, officer of the Confederate Navy image. Click for full size.
By Brady, circa 1860
4. Portrait of Commander Matthew F. Maury, officer of the Confederate Navy
Library of Congress [LC-B813- 1335 A]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 147 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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