The Siege of Fort Blakeley

The Siege of Fort Blakeley (HM2FH9)

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N 30° 44.943', W 87° 54.556'

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in 1862, the regiment fought in the Vicksburg Campaign and numerous other actions in the western theater of the Civil War.
Center top: Map showing position of Union and Confederate lines at Fort Blakeley.
Center bottom: This sketch of Union soldiers digging trenches near Petersburg, Virginia, by artist Alfred Waud, illustrates the type of work performed here by Federal troops during the siege.
HM NumberHM2FH9
Year Placed2017
Placed ByHistoric Blakeley State Park & Gulf Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council
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Date Added Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 412967 N 3402144
Decimal Degrees30.74905000, -87.90926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 44.943', W 87° 54.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 44' 56.58" N, 87° 54' 33.36" W
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