First Shot - Gettysburg

First Shot - Gettysburg (HMTDX)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 51.058', W 77° 16.844'

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July 1st. 1863

First Shot
July 1st. 1863
7:30 a.m.

Fired by Capt. Jones with Serg. Shafer's carbine. Co E. 8th Ill's Cavalry
Erected 1886
By Capt. Jones, Lieut. Riddler, Serg. Shafer
Year Placed1886
Placed ByCapt. Jones, Lieut. Riddler, and Serg. Shafer
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 304885 N 4413705
Decimal Degrees39.85096667, -77.28073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.058', W 77° 16.844'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 3.48" N, 77° 16' 50.64" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1481 Chambersburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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