Union Battery No. 4

Union Battery No. 4 (HM2DVM)

Location: Jackson, LA 70748 East Feliciana Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 41.588', W 91° 17.063'

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".. I am still with Rochester battery and think so far I like artillery
service better than the infantry... Captain Harrower shows himself
to be a brave and prudent commander."

—Private George Coleman
Company B
161st New York Infantry Regiment

Union Battery No. 4, commanded by Captain Benjamin S.
Harrower of the 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment,
contained a 30-pounder Parrott rifle aimed at Bennett''s
Redoubt. This cannon had a range of up to 6,700 yards, or
4 miles. Federal infantrymen acted as support troops for
this and other siege batteries.
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Date Added Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 7:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 664317 N 3396850
Decimal Degrees30.69313333, -91.28438333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.588', W 91° 17.063'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 35.28" N, 91° 17' 3.7799999999999" W
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Area Code(s)225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Jackson LA 70748, US
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