Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock

Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock (HM2DVV)

Location: Frederick, MD 21703 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.995', W 77° 26.369'

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(1695-1755)British Commander, French and Indian War

By coach and six horses purchased from Gov. Horatio Sharpe of Maryland. Braddock traveled this route west in April, 1755. After 10-day meeting in Frederick with Benjamin Franklin and others to arrange for teams, wagons and supplies for the expedition against the French at Fort Duquesne. Braddock was mortally wounded 7 miles from that fort (now Pittsburgh) on July 9, 1755.
Placed ByThe Society of Colonial Wars and the Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 289992 N 4365846
Decimal Degrees39.41658333, -77.43948333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.995', W 77° 26.369'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 59.7" N, 77° 26' 22.14" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1102 W Patrick St, Frederick MD 21703, US
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