Major General George Gordon Meade

Major General George Gordon Meade (HM9N1)

Location: Sacramento, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.831', W 77° 14.088'

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United States Army

— Commander of the Army of the Potomac —

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Major General George Gordon Meade
United States Army
Commander of the Army of the Potomac
Born-December 31 1815 Died-November 6 1872

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Cadet U.S.M.A. Sept 1,1831; Brevet Second Lieut. 3d U.S. Artillery July 1, 1835; Second Lieut. December 31, 1835; Resigned and honorably discharged October 26, 1836; Second Lieut. Topographical Engineers May 19, 1842; First Lieut. August 4, 1851; Captain May 19, 1856; "For fourteen years continuous service" Major July 18, 1862 (Merged into Corps of Engineers March 3, 1863); Vacated commission July 3, 1863 Brig.-General U.S. Army July 3, 1863; Major General August 18, 1864. Brevetted First Lieut. U.S. Army September 23, 1846, "For Gallant Conduct in the Several Conflicts at Monterey, Mexico," Brig.-General U.S. Volunteers August 31, 1861; Major-General November 29, 1862; Vacated commission in volunteer service December 6, 1864. The Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled resolved (joint resolution approved January 28, 1864) "That the gratitude of the American people and the thanks of their representatives in Congress are due, and are hereby tendered ** To Major-General George G. Meade ** and the officers and soldiers of that army (Army of the Potomac) for the skill and heroic valor which at Gettysburg repulsed, defeated, and drove back, broken and dispirited, beyond the Rappahannock, the veteran army of the rebellion."
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HM NumberHM9N1
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Year Placed1896
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308712 N 4409486
Decimal Degrees39.81385000, -77.23480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.831', W 77° 14.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 49.86" N, 77° 14' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1010 L St, Sacramento PA 17325, US
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