Yazoo City, Mississippi

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(8-2000) Confederate Navy Yard, Yazoo City, MS.
Established in 1862, the yard contained five saw and planing mills, machine shop, and carpenter and blacksmith shops. The ironclad ram Arkansas was launched here on July 14, 1862. Burned by direction of Lt. Isaac Brown, C.S.N., the yard was occupied on May 21, 1863, by Federal forces, who also seized the vessels Mobile and Republic

     ((8-2000) Former channel of the Yazoo River and site of the Confederate Navy Yard

(6-02) US-49W, Yazoo City, MS.
C.S.S. Arkansas. Launched on July 14, 1862, from the Navy Yard in Yazoo City, the ironclad ram Arkansas commanded by Lt. Isaac N. Brown successfully engaged the combined Union fleets on the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers helping to end the naval siege of Vicksburg. The ironclad was scuttled north of Baton Rouge on August 5, 1862, to prevent capture by Union forces


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