Prize of War

Prize of War (HM1BI)

Location: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.528', W 77° 44.305'

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Harpers Ferry was much sought by North and South, 1861-1865. Its garrison of 12,000 Union troops was captured by an army of Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson, Sept. 15, 1862, on way to join Lee at Antietam. The Catholic Church was used as Federal hospital.
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263947 N 4356471
Decimal Degrees39.32546667, -77.73841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.528', W 77° 44.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 31.68" N, 77° 44' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 Gilmore St, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, US
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