General George Wright

General George Wright (HM6XC)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95818 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 33.809', W 121° 30.044'

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1803 - 1865

A graduate of West Point, his gallantry on the fields of battle earned him commendations; from the Seminole War in Florida, to the Mexican War, to the Indian Campaign in the Pacific Northwest. His unwavering loyalty to the Union would prompt President Lincoln to appoint him Commander of the Pacific Coast during the Civil War. The sinking of the steamer "Brother Jonathan" off the coast of Crescent City during a violent storm claimed the General as a victim, July 30, 1865
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HM NumberHM6XC
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:40pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630621 N 4269403
Decimal Degrees38.56348333, -121.50073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.809', W 121° 30.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 48.54" N, 121° 30' 2.64" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1008-1082 Broadway, Sacramento CA 95818, US
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