Battery Rodgers

Battery Rodgers (HMRQS)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 47.71', W 77° 2.598'

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Historical Site
Defenses of Washington
1861-1865
Battery Rodgers

Here stood Battery Rodgers, built in 1863 to prevent enemy ships from passing up the Potomac River. The battery had a perimeter of 30 yards and mounted five 200 pounder Parrott guns and one 15-inch Rodman. It was deactivated in 1867.
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HM NumberHMRQS
Series This marker is part of the Defenses of Washington series
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Placed ByThe Civil War Round Table of Alexandria
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322549 N 4296029
Decimal Degrees38.79516667, -77.04330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.71', W 77° 2.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 42.60" N, 77° 2' 35.88" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 832 S Lee St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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