Federal Artillery Position

Federal Artillery Position (HM6CD)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.782', W 77° 32.779'

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— Second Battle of Manassas —

August 29 & 30, 1862
Federal Artillery Position
A succession of Union artillery batteries
occupied this ridge throughout
August 29 and 30, 1862.

August 29
Company I, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Capt. Hubert Dilger (9-11 a.m.)

2nd Battery, New York Light Artillery
Lt. Theodore Blume (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Company E, 2nd U.S. Artillery
Lt. Samuel N. Benjamin (Noon - 3 p.m.)

1st Battery, New Hampshire Light Artillery
Capt. George A. Gerrish (7 p.m., one gun captured)

August 30
Company B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Capt. James H. Cooper (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Company D, 5th U.S. Artillery
Lt. Charles E. Hazlett (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
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HM NumberHM6CD
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278915 N 4299109
Decimal Degrees38.81303333, -77.54631667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.782', W 77° 32.779'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 46.92" N, 77° 32' 46.74" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11677-11739 US-29, Manassas VA 20109, US
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