Major General John Sedgwick

Major General John Sedgwick (HMP2C)

Location: Cornwall, CT 06796 Litchfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 53.85', W 73° 16.97'

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This memorial including ordnance
used in the Mexican and Civil Wars and
given by the government of the
United States is in honour of
Major General John Sedgwick
Commander of the Sixth Corps
Army of the Potomac
who gave his life for the
preservation of the Union.

A skilled soldier, a brave
leader, a beloved commander
and a loyal gentleman.

The fittest place where man can die
is where man dies for man.

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HM NumberHMP2C
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 642441 N 4639821
Decimal Degrees41.89750000, -73.28283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 53.85', W 73° 16.97'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 53' 51.00" N, 73° 16' 58.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 399 Cornwall Hollow Rd, Cornwall CT 06796, US
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