French & Indian War - Revolutionary War - War of 1812

French & Indian War - Revolutionary War - War of 1812 (HMUDD)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
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N 39° 56.252', W 77° 39.674'

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Soldiers of Franklin County

French and Indian War ? ? 1755-1758

In this war there were so far as can be determined two or three organized companies of Associators within the present limits of the county, who took part in the several campaigns to the West, in suppression of Indian incursions.

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Revolutionary War ? ? 1775-1783

There were so far as records are available, 8 companies of Continental or Regular Troops, and 17 companies of militia, who responded to the call within the present limits of Franklin Co., in the War with Great Britain for our independence.

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War of 1812-1815

Thirteen companies of approximately 900 men are known to have been enrolled from this county.
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272616 N 4424215
Decimal Degrees39.93753333, -77.66123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.252', W 77° 39.674'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 15.12" N, 77° 39' 40.44" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 N Main St, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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