The First School of the American Army

The First School of the American Army (HM28MZ)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.44', W 77° 10.29'

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The First School of the American Army

Resolved in Congress 4 February 1778

"That Capt. Issac Corren receive monthly, 25 dollars additional pay, besides his present appointments, in consideration of his teaching the laboratory art to such officers of artillery as shall be sent to him for that purpose: that 2000 dollars be advanced to Capt. Issac Corren, to pay his company of laboratory artillery - men, and to recruit the said company to 100 men, agreeably to the directions of Gen. Washington; he to account for the expenditure to Gov. Benjamin Flower, who is to be charged with the same."
The Artillery School and Laboratory
Captain Issac Corren, commanding
Captain Lieutenant Issac Craig, commanding
-Company of Artillery-
Sergeant Samuel Blackwood
Jonathan Fetchet
The First Students
Captain Procter   Captain Parker
Captain Craig   Lieutenant Cooper
Lieutenant Parker
HM NumberHM28MZ
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Date Added Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 315195 N 4453030
Decimal Degrees40.20733333, -77.17150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.44', W 77° 10.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 26.4" N, 77° 10' 17.4" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 912 Jim Thorpe Rd, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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