Grand French Battery

Grand French Battery (HM719)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.413', W 76° 30.414'

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These three batteries and redoubt were a continuation of the Grand French Battery complex across the road. Occupying a section 1,000 feet from east to west, this battery complex contained approximately thirty pieces of artillery which bombarded the main British Defense a half-mile away. So effective was its work that the digging of the Second Parallel could take place one day after the Grand French Battery opened fire.
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HM NumberHM719
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366311 N 4120735
Decimal Degrees37.22355000, -76.50690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.413', W 76° 30.414'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 24.78" N, 76° 30' 24.84" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4956 State Rte 704, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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