May 28-June 1, 1781After several days of digging an approach trench to get to this point, a first parallel was established. In siege warfare a series of trenches that face the enemy's defenses are called parallels. The first parallel established a secure position from which Greene's men could advance. The trenches were dug mostly under the cover of darkness and involved backbreaking labor.
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|Placed By||National Park Service|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:41pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 405984 N 3778961|
|Decimal Degrees||34.14733333, -82.01980000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 8.84', W 82° 1.188'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 8' 50.40" N, 82° 1' 11.28" W|
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