Pvt Luke Quinn

Pvt Luke Quinn (HM1CBZ)

Location: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.456', W 77° 43.899'

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In Memory Of

Only Marine killed in John Brown's Raid - October 18, 1859

Pvt Luke Quinn came from Ireland in 1835, and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1855 in Brooklyn, NY. He was sent to sea duty, then transferred to Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. He came to Harpers Ferry with Lieut. Colonel Robert E. Lee, then was killed in the storming of the Engine House. His funeral was in St. Peters Catholic Church by Father Michael Costello, and he was buried in St. Peters Catholic Cemetery.
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HM NumberHM1CBZ
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Placed ByHarpers Ferry and Bolivar Area Veterans
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264527 N 4356320
Decimal Degrees39.32426667, -77.73165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.456', W 77° 43.899'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 27.36" N, 77° 43' 53.94" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125-137 Potomac St, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, US
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