Battery 31

Battery 31 (HMBGC)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23805
Country: United States of America

N 37° 12.159', W 77° 23.457'

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Confederate Defense Line

Part of the original Confederate defense line constructed in 1862 - 1863. On April 2, 1865, the battery located in this position took part in stopping a heavy Union attack at Fort Mahone, one third of a mile east. Severe fighting continued until nightfall when the battery was withdrawn.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 287811 N 4120031
Decimal Degrees37.20265000, -77.39095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.159', W 77° 23.457'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 9.54" N, 77° 23' 27.42" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1848 Coggin St, Petersburg VA 23805, US
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