William Mahone's Birthplace

William Mahone's Birthplace (HMBWJ)

Location: Franklin, VA 23851
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 38.72', W 76° 56.483'

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Three and a half miles southwest, at Monroe, Major-General William Mahone was born, December 1, 1826. He served brilliantly in the Confederate army throughout the war, and won the title, "Hero of the Crater," at Petersburg, July 30, 1864. He was United States Senator, 1881-1887. Mahone died in Washington, October 8, 1895.
Marker NumberUS 3
Year Placed1932
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326454 N 4057284
Decimal Degrees36.64533333, -76.94138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 38.72', W 76° 56.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 38' 43.20" N, 76° 56' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27300-27404 Smiths Ferry Rd, Franklin VA 23851, US
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