General Sturgis' Supreme Effort

General Sturgis' Supreme Effort (HM3B8)

Location: New Paltz, MS 12561 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.367', W 88° 43.717'

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To HoldThe CrossroadsPlacing th 93rd Illinois,8th Illinois and 114th Illinois Infantry here andimmediately behind, heplaced his artilleryconsisting of Battery B of 2nd Illinois; 7th Wisconsin Battery; 14th Indiana Battery;Battery E of 1st Illinois andJoyce's Battery. Orders were given to fire over heads ofinfantry into advancingConfederates.
HM NumberHM3B8
Year Placed1957
Placed ByAct of Legislature of the State of Mississippi, J.P.Coleman, Governor
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 341310 N 3819631
Decimal Degrees34.50611667, -88.72861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.367', W 88° 43.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 22.02" N, 88° 43' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54 MS-370, New Paltz MS 12561, US
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