Snow's Battery

Snow's Battery (HMHL)

Location: Port Deposit, MD 21904 Cecil County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.243', W 76° 6.877'

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On August 30, 1861 Battery B of the Union Army under the command of Capt. Alonzo Snow was organized at Port Deposit, composed mainly of men from this town and vicinity. The Battery rendered important service to the Federal forces in the Civil War. Notably artillery support in two bloody battles of 1862, Malvern Hill on the James River in Virginia and Antietam near Sharpsburg in Maryland.
Placed ByVFW Post 8185 Cecil County Historical Trust Port Deposit Heritage Corporation
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 404308 N 4384405
Decimal Degrees39.60405000, -76.11461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.243', W 76° 6.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 14.58" N, 76° 6' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 MD-222, Port Deposit MD 21904, US
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