Braxton Bragg

Braxton Bragg (HM16G7)

Location: Fort Bragg, NC 28307 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 9.162', W 78° 58.182'

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Camp Bragg, N.C.

In honor of
Braxton Bragg
Lieutenant Colonel, USA
General, CSA

Born: Warrenton N.C.
22 March 1817
Died: Galveston, Texas
27 September 1876

War Department General Order No. 77, 21 August 1918, established Camp Bragg, N.C. in honor of "Capt. Braxton Bragg, who, while commanding Battery C, Third Field Artillery, rendered signal service at the battle of Buena Vista, Mexico."

Thus, Fort Bragg bears the name of a brave, resourceful, fighting man...A soldier who saw action in three wars and won distinction in each of them.
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HM NumberHM16G7
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 684936 N 3891864
Decimal Degrees35.15270000, -78.96970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.162', W 78° 58.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 9.72" N, 78° 58' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 58 Randolph St, Fort Bragg NC 28307, US
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