Point Lookout Prisoner-of-War Camp

Point Lookout Prisoner-of-War Camp (HM14Y6)

Location: Scotland, MD 20687 St Mary's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 4.41', W 76° 20.436'

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After the battle of Gettysburg, the Union established a prisoner-of-war depot near here. Confederate soldiers and Maryland civilians were imprisoned and guarded by 400 Union troops, with only tents for protection. 3,384 prisoners died.State Roads Commission of Maryland, J. Millard Tawes, GovernorSt. Mary's County Historical Society, Charles E. Fenwick, President
HM NumberHM14Y6
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 382413 N 4214818
Decimal Degrees38.07350000, -76.34060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.41', W 76° 20.436'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 24.60" N, 76° 20' 26.16" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11655 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland MD 20687, US
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