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Petoskey in Emmet County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun

 
 
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
1. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Marker
Inscription.

This gun
is one of twenty six nine inch guns
composing the battery of
Admiral Farragut's
historic-flagship
"Hartford"
during the War of the Rebellion,
1861-1865
at the battles of
New Orleans, Vicksburg, Port Hudson, Mobile.
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Forevermore a silent reminder
to the rising generations, of the
glorious deeds of our navy during
that fierce conflict in which
the God of battles watched over
our nation and in which this gun
effectively spoke for liberty
and a united country.
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Mounted July 4th 1905

 
Erected 1905.
 
Location. 45° 22.455′ N, 84° 57.286′ W. Marker is in Petoskey, Michigan, in Emmet County. Marker is on Mitchell Street (County Road 58) east of Howard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey MI 49770, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun (here, next to this marker); World War Memorial
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
2. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun and Marker
Marker on cannon mount, above wheel
(within shouting distance of this marker); Heath Michael Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Meyer Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II and Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Michael B. Lindemuth (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Shield / Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petoskey.
 
Regarding USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun. The contributor's 3X great-grandfather served as a fireman aboard the USS Hartford from 1861-1864, honorably separating from US naval service several months before the Battle of Mobile Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Hartford (IX-13) Photos. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The USS Hartford - Pride of the Union Navy. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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