This Memorial Commemorates The Act Of...

This Memorial Commemorates The Act Of... (HM28I)

Location: Tybee Island, GA 31328 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 1.656', W 80° 53.407'

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This Memorial Commemorates the act of Lieutenant Christopher Hussey Of the Montgomery Guards and Private John Latham of the Washington Volunteers, the first volunteer regiment of the State of Georgia. While under fire during the bombardment of April 11,1862, they recovered the Confederate Colors which had been shot down and raised the flag on this parapet.

Erected by The Savannah Chapter United Daughters Of The Confederacy October 9, 1938
HM NumberHM28I
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Savannah Chapter United Daughters Of The Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 510375 N 3543500
Decimal Degrees32.02760000, -80.89011667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.656', W 80° 53.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 39.36" N, 80° 53' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30757 US-80, Tybee Island GA 31328, US
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