Second Mass. Infantry Camp

Second Mass. Infantry Camp (HMYPP)

Location: Lakeland, FL 33801 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 2.4', W 81° 57.237'

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May 17-30, 1898

Camp Massachusetts, one of the five encampments in Lakeland during the Spanish-American War, bordered part of Lake Morton. Pvt. Wesley S. Brass, of Company I, died here and was given "a funeral that Marshal of France might have deserved..." The 71st New York Infantry encamped by this lake, west of Massachusetts Avenue.
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HM NumberHMYPP
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Year Placed1948
Placed ByThe City Library
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 406237 N 3102000
Decimal Degrees28.04000000, -81.95395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 2.4', W 81° 57.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 2' 24.00" N, 81° 57' 14.22" W
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Area Code(s)863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24-34 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland FL 33801, US
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