Camp Wickham

Camp Wickham (HMT4Z)

Location: Goshen, NY 10924 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 24.283', W 74° 19.158'

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Not far from this location, which in 1862 was part of the Wickham Farm that stretched from here to what is now the C. J. Hooker School, lays the site of the first encampment of the celebrated 124th New York Volunteers known as the "Orange Blossoms." Camp Wickham, as is was called, was located several hundred yards to the rear of this sign near what is now known as Murray Ave. Raised in Goshen in the summer of 1862 the 124th Regiment of Volunteers was muster into federal service in Goshen on September 5, 1862 and mustered out at Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh, N. Y. on June 14, 1865.

Erected by the Colonel Augustus van Horne Ellis Camp 124 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Department of New York With the support of the Citizens of Orange County2009
HM NumberHMT4Z
Year Placed2011
Placed ByColonel Augustus van Horne Ellis Camp 124 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Department of New York
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 556896 N 4583909
Decimal Degrees41.40471667, -74.31930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 24.283', W 74° 19.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 24' 16.98" N, 74° 19' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-455 Erie St, Goshen NY 10924, US
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