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In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay

 
 
In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay Marker
Inscription.
One of the fiercest
and most decisive
battles in naval
history

Commemorated
on the centennial
August 5 1964

 
Erected 1964.
 
Location. 30° 41.522′ N, 88° 2.519′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Dauphin Street and St Emanuel Street. Touch for map. Located in southeast corner of Bienville Square near Dauphin Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 Dauphin Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Jean Baptiste LeMoyne (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchants National Bank Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (about 400 feet away); John Forbes & Co. (about 400 feet away); The Salvation Army in Mobile (about 400 feet away); Cadillac Homesite (about 400 feet away); Joe Cain (about 500 feet away); Site of Sixth Mobile Theatre (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay Monument

1. Battle of Mobile Bay Wikipedia article. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Civil War Trust article about Battle of Mobile Bay. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia article about the CSS Tennessee (1863). (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Battle of Mobile Bay painting. image. Click for full size.
Public Domain by Julian O. Davidson
3. Battle of Mobile Bay painting.
Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID pga.04035.
Relief of Confederate Ram at top of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 25, 2015
4. Relief of Confederate Ram at top of monument.
Confederate iron-clad ram, the CSS Tennessee
View from monument of Dauphin Street image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
5. View from monument of Dauphin Street
 
 
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 371 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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