Hugh Waddell

Hugh Waddell (HMYF7)

Location: Statesville, NC 28625 Iredell County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 49.271', W 80° 53.808'

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c. 1734-April 9, 1773

Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in February 1760. He was commissioned general 1771. Buried at Castle Hayne, Bladen Co.
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HM NumberHMYF7
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Society of Colonial Wars in the State of North Carolina on the Occasion of the French and Indian War 250th Commemoration, October 2007
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 509322 N 3964120
Decimal Degrees35.82118333, -80.89680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 49.271', W 80° 53.808'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 49' 16.26" N, 80° 53' 48.48" W
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Area Code(s)704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 438 State Rd 1930, Statesville NC 28625, US
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