Phillips' Rangers

Phillips' Rangers (HM1POJ)

Location: Saxton, PA 16678 Bedford County
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N 40° 15.401', W 78° 15.531'

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Capt. William Phillips and 11 men of his militia company were captured near this point by Indians, July 16, 1780. Ten men were killed here and were buried later by a search party. Capt. Phillips and son Elijah, taken prisoner, were freed by British at end of Revolution.
Year Placed1966
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 1:05pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 733120 N 4459852
Decimal Degrees40.25668333, -78.25885000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.401', W 78° 15.531'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 24.06" N, 78° 15' 31.86" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10831 PA-26, Saxton PA 16678, US
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