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Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

CSS Alabama Memorial

 
 
CSS Alabama Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. CSS Alabama Memorial Marker
Inscription.
This memorial is dedicated to the
officers and men of the CSS Alabama
who perished during the attack of the USS Kearsarge
on June 19, 1864

Yeo George Applebee • FN Christian Pust
Stew A G Bartelli • Sea John Roberts
Cox Henry Fisher • 3rd Asst Engr William Robertson
Pay Stew Frederick Johns • Carp William Robinson
Actg Surg David H Llewellyn • Capt of Head H Ustaker
Drummer Martin Miditch • Sea Walter VanASS
  •  WRB David H

 
Location. 30° 40.425′ N, 88° 3.838′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from Virginia Street 0.1 miles east of South Ann Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1202 Virginia Street, Mobile AL 36604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crew of CSS H. L. Hunley Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Mobile Bay Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Coffeeville Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mobile National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Fort Blakely Monument (within shouting
<i>"The Battle of the Kearsarge and the Alabama"</i> image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain - Édouard Manet
2. "The Battle of the Kearsarge and the Alabama"
distance of this marker); Confederate Rest (approx. ¼ mile away); Oakleigh (approx. 0.6 miles away); W.H. Council Traditional School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
More about this marker. Walter VanASS is actually Walter Van Ness
 
Also see . . .
1. Crew of the CSS Alabama on June 19, 1864 (.pdf). (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The Engagement Between the C.S.S. Alabama and the U.S.S. Kearsarge. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
U.S.S. Kearsarge image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
3. U.S.S. Kearsarge
Naval officers on board Kearsarge, including Captain John A. Winslow (foreground, third from the left), shortly after the sinking of the CSS Alabama.
Memorial among others at Magnolia Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. Memorial among others at Magnolia Cemetery.
Memorial on far left amongst Civil War grave markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
5. Memorial on far left amongst Civil War grave markers.
Interpretive marker about Magnolia National Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
6. Interpretive marker about Magnolia National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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