Civil War Mortar from the ship Orvetta - Bristol, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 35.465 W 071° 44.157
19T E 279142 N 4830094
Quick Description: This Civil War memorial uses a mortar that was used aboard the ship Orvetta. There is a plaque that lists Civil War veterans from Bristol, NH, and in the center a list of the bombardments in which the Orvetta engaged dating from 1862 to 1865.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2007 8:59:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM1G4E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue J Wenatchee
Views: 57

Long Description:


THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE <BR
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THE BOMBARDMENTS OF THE SHIP ORVETTA
What type of artillery is this?: Mortar

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: U.S. Union Navy

Date artillery was in use: 04/01/1862

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
No


Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed

Still may work: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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