Henry Shaw Briggs

Henry Shaw Briggs (HM1LOQ)

Location: Pittsfield, MA 01201 Berkshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 26.874', W 73° 15.165'

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Henry Shaw Briggs
A Leader of Brave Men
Born in Lanesboro August 1, 1824
Son of Governor George Nixon Briggs
Graduated Williams College 1844
Harvard Law School 1848
Captain of Pittsfield Guards 1855
Captain of Allen Guards 1861
Responded April 18, 1861
To Lincoln's First Call for Troops
Colonel of 10th. Mass. Volunteer Infantry
A Regiment
Disciplined by His Training
Inspired by His Example
Mustered into United States Service
June 21, 1861
Served with Honor In
Twenty Battles of the Civil War 1861-64
Brigadier General July 27, 1862
Died, Pittsfield, September 23, 1887
"Pale Glory Walks by Valor's Bier"
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Date Added Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 643685 N 4700986
Decimal Degrees42.44790000, -73.25275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 26.874', W 73° 15.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 26' 52.44" N, 73° 15' 9.9" W
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Area Code(s)413
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76 East St, Pittsfield MA 01201, US
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