Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N.
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.”
Boulder Donated by Winnsboro Granite Co. Model by Dr. P. H. Brigham Engraving by Dr. F. H. McLeod Erection by Brown Bros.
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. Touch for map. Marker is behind the Florence Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America.
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); Civil War Union Burials (approx. 1.3 miles away); William H. Johnson Birthplace (approx. 1.4 miles away); Florence National Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Florence Stockade Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); Florence Depot (1852) / Wilmington & Manchester RR (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 531 times since then. 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.