U.S. 3d Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

U.S. 3d Battery, Ohio Light Artillery (HM1LH9)

Location: Raymond, MS 39154 Hinds County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 14.376', W 90° 26.965'

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U.S. 3d Battery,
Ohio Light Artillery;
3d Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee.
Capt. William S. Williams

This battery of four 12-pounder James rifles and two 6-pounder smoothbores was the third and final battery of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's division to arrive on the field. Going into battery around 11:30 a.m., May 12, 1863, Captain Williams' guns served in this position on the left of the gun line to prevent any Confederate flanking movement from the west.

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HM NumberHM1LH9
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Date Added Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 740322 N 3569848
Decimal Degrees32.23960000, -90.44941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 14.376', W 90° 26.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 14' 22.56" N, 90° 26' 57.9" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15726-16270 MS-18, Raymond MS 39154, US
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