Wilcox's Brigade, CSA

Wilcox's Brigade, CSA (HMAPC)

Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 34.386', W 77° 17.76'

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"A private by the name of Jones?.seized the colors, his right arm was soon broken, he then held it with his left hand, and he was soon shot through both legs no broken bones, and then his left arm was wounded and the colors fell, were picked up and given to a third man, Jones protesting?.said they had taken the colors from him, ?my arms are broken and I am shot through both 1egs, but I can walk, and I asked them to tie the flag staff to my body and I would and could."
Gen. Cadmus Wilcox
describing color bearer of 11th Alabama Infantry
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 4:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297240 N 4160929
Decimal Degrees37.57310000, -77.29600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.386', W 77° 17.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 23.16" N, 77° 17' 45.60" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7603-7605 Watt House Rd, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US
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