The Battle of Buffington Island

The Battle of Buffington Island (HMNW2)

Location: Portland, OH 45770 Meigs County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 0.133', W 81° 46.433'

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July 19, 1863

Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Portland community who braved the atrocities of the Battle of Buffington Island fought in the Portland bottom lands on July 19, 1863, and to the generosity of these people in feeding and caring for the wounded and dying Confederate and Union soldiers.
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HM NumberHMNW2
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Placed ByMeigs County Historical Society, Meigs County Commissioners, Ohio Travel and Tourism, The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 432989 N 4317307
Decimal Degrees39.00221667, -81.77388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.133', W 81° 46.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 7.98" N, 81° 46' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 56700-56998 Ohio River Scenic Byway, Portland OH 45770, US
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