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.
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HM NumberHM2FH9
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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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