Capt. James Olden Paxson

Capt. James Olden Paxson (HM2E7)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08609 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 13.171', W 74° 45.361'

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Born 1835 in Trenton.
He was the son of Stacy A. Paxson, a former New Jersey state treasurer. At the outbreak of the Civil War he joined Company D, 48th New York Infantry Volunteers (Die-No-Mores), which was made up of men from Trenton, and was commissioned a first lieutenant on July 24, 1861.
His regiment participated in campaigns throughout Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. He was wounded on July 18, 1863, at the storming of Fort Wagner, fighting alongside Negro troops of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
Died July 31, 1863, at the U.S. Army General Hospital in Beaufort, S. C., 2 of wounds he received at Fort Wagner.
HM NumberHM2E7
Year Placed1992
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 11:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 520759 N 4452150
Decimal Degrees40.21951667, -74.75601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.171', W 74° 45.361'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 10.26" N, 74° 45' 21.66" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43 S Clinton Ave, Trenton NJ 08609, US
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