John Mitchel

John Mitchel (HMANX)

Location: Hampton, VA 23651
Country: United States of America

N 37° 0.144', W 76° 18.578'

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In memory of
John Mitchel
Nov. 30, 1815 - Mar. 20, 1875

Fearless and courageous southern journalist
Staunch supporter of the Confederacy
Editor-in-Chief, Richmond (VA) Enquirer
Associate Editor, Richmond (VA) Examiner
1862 - 1865
who was confined in this casemate no.6 from June 17, 1865 to Oct. 29, 1865, a defiant and unrelenting opponent of oppression, an indefatigable and uncompromising proponent of the southern cause, a martyr to the effectiveness and influence of the printed word.
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Dedicated by the
Virginia Press Association
· 1951 ·
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HM NumberHMANX
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Year Placed1951
Placed ByVirginia Press Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383474 N 4095940
Decimal Degrees37.00240000, -76.30963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.144', W 76° 18.578'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 8.64" N, 76° 18' 34.68" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Bernard Rd, Hampton VA 23651, US
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