French Trench

French Trench (HM74B)

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

N 37° 14.418', W 76° 31.348'

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This earthwork was manned by the "Regiment Touraine" and formed the western portion of the French and American siege line surrounding Yorktown. From this line the French fired upon ships in the York River and the British fort behind you.
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HM NumberHM74B
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:59am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 364960 N 4122616
Decimal Degrees37.24030000, -76.52246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.418', W 76° 31.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 25.08" N, 76° 31' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1415-1663 Fusiliers Redoubt Ramp, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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