Thompson's Rifle Battalion:

Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (HM9BO)

Location: Sunbury, PA 17801 Northumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 52.562', W 76° 47.515'

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Capt. John Lowdon's Company

Recruited from nearby points in June 1775, Lowdon's Company was part of the first battalion in the colonies authorized by Congress. Among those who entered Continental service in this company was Timothy Murphy, whose many feats of marksmanship were to make him a hero of the Revolution.
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HM NumberHM9BO
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 349011 N 4526541
Decimal Degrees40.87603333, -76.79191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.562', W 76° 47.515'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 33.72" N, 76° 47' 30.90" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1162 N Front St, Sunbury PA 17801, US
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