Buford (HM86O)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.277', W 77° 15.099'

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In Memory of
Major General
John Buford

Comdg. 1st Div. Cav. Corps
Army of the Potomac
who with the
first inspiration of
a cavalry officer
selected this battlefield
July 1st. 1863.

From this crest
was fired
the opening gun
of the battle:
one of the four
at the base of
this memorial.
HM NumberHM86O
Year Placed1892
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307337 N 4412197
Decimal Degrees39.83795000, -77.25165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.277', W 77° 15.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 16.62" N, 77° 15' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 Lincoln Highway, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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