Confederate Trenches

Confederate Trenches (HMOY7)

Location: Arlington, KY 42021 Hickman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 45.994', W 89° 6.645'

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The main objective of the Confederate Army in fortifying Columbus was to block Union movements on the Mississippi River. In so doing they also had to protect their position from inland attack. The trenches through which this trail leads are part of an elaborate system of earthworks dug by Confederate soldiers. These trenches were heavily fortified with cannon and rifle batteries.
HM NumberHMOY7
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 311609 N 4071054
Decimal Degrees36.76656667, -89.11075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 45.994', W 89° 6.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 45' 59.64" N, 89° 6' 38.70" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 180 Roggers St, Arlington KY 42021, US
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