"The Black Watch"

"The Black Watch" (HM64C)

Location: Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 50.923', W 73° 23.958'

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A.D. 1925

The Saint Andrews Society of Glens Falls, N.Y. erected this tablet to commemorate the heroic gallantry of the 42d Regiment of Foot better known as "The Royal Highlanders" of "The Black Watch" who on July 8, 1758 lost here in killed and wounded over six hundred of the thousand men engaged.
Mortally wounded on that day was their Major Duncan Campbell of Inverawe the hero of one of the most noted ghost stories of Scottish History and of Robert Louis Stevenson's poem "Ticonderoga."
HM NumberHM64C
Year Placed1925
Placed BySaint Andrews Society of Glens Falls, N.Y
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 11:10pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 628661 N 4856315
Decimal Degrees43.84871667, -73.39930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 50.923', W 73° 23.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 50' 55.38" N, 73° 23' 57.48" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41625 Fort Rd, Ticonderoga NY 12883, US
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