British Landing Prevented

British Landing Prevented (HMCA6)

Location: Piney Point, MD 20674 St Mary's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 8.122', W 76° 29.878'

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July 17, 1776

Capt. Rezin Beall (later Brig. Gen. in "Flying Camp") was wounded here in repulse of British efforts to cross to mainland from St. George's Island. Fighting continued until July 29, Lord Dunmore, commanding 72 marauding British vessels on Potomac River, was also wounded here. Offshore, five British ships were disabled.
HM NumberHMCA6
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 368721 N 4221894
Decimal Degrees38.13536667, -76.49796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 8.122', W 76° 29.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 8' 7.32" N, 76° 29' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16977-17147 MD-249, Piney Point MD 20674, US
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