Auxiliary Battery

Auxiliary Battery (HM1FD)

Location: McLean, VA 22101 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.086', W 77° 7.558'

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Fort Marcy, Virginia

An extensive line of rifle trenches connected the advance works of Fort Ethan Allen and Fort Marcy and extended to the west bank of the Potomac River. Auxiliary batteries for the field guns, strategically placed, provided additional strength to afford a full view of the fort.
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HM NumberHM1FD
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 315730 N 4311686
Decimal Degrees38.93476667, -77.12596667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.086', W 77° 7.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 5.16" N, 77° 7' 33.48" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 639 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean VA 22101, US
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