General Thomas' Birthplace

General Thomas' Birthplace (HMBWK)

Location: Courtland, VA 23837 Southampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 41.458', W 77° 1.782'

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General George H. Thomas, "The Rock of Chickamauga," was born on July 31, 1816, about five miles to the south. A graduate of West Point, Thomas sided with the Union during the Civil War and won distinction in the campaigns in Tennessee.
Marker NumberU 120
Year Placed1965
Placed ByVirginia State Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318666 N 4062510
Decimal Degrees36.69096667, -77.02970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.458', W 77° 1.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 27.48" N, 77° 1' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)757, 434, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28210 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland VA 23837, US
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