Gen. Corcoran

Gen. Corcoran (HM1GC1)

Location: Fairfax, VA 22030
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.812', W 77° 18.484'

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General Michael Corcoran died at the W. P. Gunnell House near here on 22 Dec. 1863 after being thrown from a runaway horse on Ox Road, a quarter mile to the south. Corcoran headed all area Washington Defense Department forces at the time. Corcoran at the request of President Lincoln, organized and led the Union "Irish Legion." Also, he commanded the "Fenian Brotherhood" of New York, pledged to Irish independence.
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HM NumberHM1GC1
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByCity of Fairfax—Historic Fairfax City Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299698 N 4302314
Decimal Degrees38.84686667, -77.30806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.812', W 77° 18.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 48.72" N, 77° 18' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3932-3998 West St, Fairfax VA 22030, US
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