Bloody Knox

Bloody Knox (HM21DW)

Location: Olanta, PA 16863 Clearfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 53.469', W 78° 27.685'

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On December 13, 1864, Co. C 16th VRC of the Union Army surrounded the Barnett log house at this site and requested the surrender of deserters and draft dodgers. Deserter Tom Adams fired and killed Union Soldier Edgar Reed of New Hampshire. Adams was killed by soldiers and is buried at St. Aloysius. Reed is buried in Philipsburg.
HM NumberHM21DW
Year Placed2004
Placed ByClearfield County Bicentennial Committee
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Date Added Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 713859 N 4529776
Decimal Degrees40.89115000, -78.46141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.469', W 78° 27.685'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 28.14" N, 78° 27' 41.1" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6246 Curwensville Tyrone Hwy, Olanta PA 16863, US
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