Capture of Redoubt No. 10

Capture of Redoubt No. 10 (HM6TU)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.75', W 76° 29.853'

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On this line at the
Siege of Yorktown
on October 14, 1781, at night
the Battalions of
Gimat, Hamilton and Laurens
of the Light Infantry Division of
Major-General Marquis de Lafayette,
under the command of
Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Hamilton
with unloaded muskets and fixed bayonets, scaled the parapets and gallantly captured Redoubt No 10 which formed the extreme left outlying defense of the British and so hastened the surrender of Yorktown in
the last fighting of
the troops of
Gen. George Washington.
HM NumberHM6TU
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1925
Placed BySons of the Revolution in the State of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 367150 N 4121345
Decimal Degrees37.22916667, -76.49755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.75', W 76° 29.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 45.00" N, 76° 29' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 480 Battlefield Tour Road, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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