General John Echols

General John Echols (HM1492)

Location: Union, WV 24983 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 35.472', W 80° 32.61'

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Gen. Echols was born March 20, 1823 in Lynchburg, Virginia. He entered the Confederate Army from his home in Union. With rank of Lieut. Col., Echols commanded the 27th Virginia Brigade. Staunton Infantry, at Manassas and was severely wounded at Kernstown. He was commissioned Brig. Gen. on April 16, 1862. His later service was mostly in West Virginia. He died May 24, 1896 and was buried in Staunton.
HM NumberHM1492
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 540301 N 4160557
Decimal Degrees37.59120000, -80.54350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 35.472', W 80° 32.61'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 35' 28.32" N, 80° 32' 36.60" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 350 Main St, Union WV 24983, US
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