Battery Garesch

Battery Garesch (HM2W6)

Location: Arlington, VA 22206 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.311', W 77° 5.835'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861-1865
Battery Garesch?

Here stood Battery Garesch?, constructed late in 1861 to control the higher ground dominating Fort Reynolds, 200 yards to the southeast. It had a perimeter of 166 yards and emplacements for 8 guns.
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HM NumberHM2W6
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Marker Number20
Year Placed1965
Placed ByArlington County, Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 317974 N 4300946
Decimal Degrees38.83851667, -77.09725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.311', W 77° 5.835'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 18.66" N, 77° 5' 50.10" W
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Area Code(s)703, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3046 S Abingdon St, Arlington VA 22206, US
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