Fort Edwards

Fort Edwards (HM2GG)

Location: Capon Bridge, WV 26711 Hampshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.894', W 78° 26.172'

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Troops from this fort under Captain Mercer were ambushed in 1756 and many were killed. The French and Indians later attacked the fort but the garrison, aided by Daniel Morgan and other frontiersmen, repulsed the assault.
HM NumberHM2GG
Placed ByState of West Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MOLTKE1914  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 721083 N 4353006
Decimal Degrees39.29823333, -78.43620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.894', W 78° 26.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 53.64" N, 78° 26' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 US-50, Capon Bridge WV 26711, US
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