South Carolina

South Carolina (HM42Q)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.136', W 77° 22.69'

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On this hill for one month South Carolina troops guarded the entrance to Petersburg and here July 30, 1864, suffered death from a mine exploded by the Federals. Here the surviving Carolinians under the command of Stephen Elliott by their valor turned a dreadful disaster into a glorious victory.Erected by the South Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy1923
HM NumberHM42Q
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1923
Placed BySouth Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288991 N 4121809
Decimal Degrees37.21893333, -77.37816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.136', W 77° 22.69'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 8.16" N, 77° 22' 41.40" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1423-1447 Siege Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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