Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (HM1Y62)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.369', W 77° 24.767'

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War of 1812 Soldier

—Aug. 1, 1779 - Jan. 11, 1843 —

Lieutenant who first served with the Georgetown Artillary in July 1813, and later under Major George Peter as a Lieut. and Quartermaster from June 19 to July 1, 1814. On Aug. 24, 1814 he helped with the deployment of troops in Bladensburg defending Washington, DC. Later witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry.
HM NumberHM1Y62
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Date Added Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 292260 N 4364626
Decimal Degrees39.40615000, -77.41278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.369', W 77° 24.767'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 22.14" N, 77° 24' 46.02" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6075-6099 Stadium Dr, Frederick MD 21701, US
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