Captain Michael Doudel's Company

Captain Michael Doudel's Company (HM2H3)

Location: York, PA 17401 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.678', W 76° 43.924'

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Near this site, Captain Michael Doudel's company of York County riflemen mustered on July 24, 1775. Prior to their 600-mile journey to join General George Washington at the siege of Boston, Massachusetts. These frontier patriots were the first to answer the call to arms by the Continental Congress Resolution of June 14, 1775, authorizing the raising of 10 companies of riflemen. This was a beginning of what was to become under the Constitution, the United States Army.
The York rifle company has existed continuously from its establishment and is perpetuated by today's 131st Transportation Company, Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
Dedicated January 21, 1989 by the Honorable John O. Marsh, Jr., Secretary of the Army, The Honorable William F. Goodling, United States Representative, Major General Gerald T. Sajer, The Adjutant General, and the Honorable John F. Rauhauser, Jr. Chairman, York County Bicentennial Commission
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HM NumberHM2H3
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 352063 N 4424898
Decimal Degrees39.96130000, -76.73206667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.678', W 76° 43.924'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 40.68" N, 76° 43' 55.44" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 W Market St, York PA 17401, US
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