Belle Boyd

Belle Boyd (HM50L)

Location: Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 Columbia County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 37.541', W 89° 45.242'

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Kilbourn Landmark

Born May 9, 1844 in Martinsburg, VA.
Died June 11, 1900 at Kilbourn, WI.

On May 23, 1862 at the Battle of Front Royal, VA., Belle Boyd, then 18, ran across the battlefield between the firing lines with information for Gen. Stonewall Jackson on the disposition of Union troops. With this information Jackson broke through and captured Front Royal, Union forces under Gen. Banks were driven from the Shenandoah Valley.

"One God, One Flag, One People - Forever" - Belle Boyd
HM NumberHM50L
Year Placed1976
Marker Condition
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 277810 N 4833985
Decimal Degrees43.62568333, -89.75403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 37.541', W 89° 45.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 37' 32.46" N, 89° 45' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1556-1598 WI-23 Trunk, Wisconsin Dells WI 53965, US
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marker is a little rough but still shows well.

Apr 27, 2015 at 9:28am PDT by huntsinmtns

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