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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gun Position #6

 
 
Gun Position #6 Marker image. Click for full size.
March 1, 2008
1. Gun Position #6 Marker
Inscription. This gun protected the south end of the fort and was positioned to fire on flank movements. An outside picket trench, which can be seen ahead of the main embankment, protected the artillery crew.
 
Location. 39° 18.726′ N, 77° 45.905′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Campground Road. Click for map. Marker is located in the Harpers Ferry KOA Campground. Marker is at or near this postal address: 343 Campground Road, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Infantry Positions (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Abatis (about 400 feet away); Area History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheridan Fortifications (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Major Action (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home Becomes Battlefield (approx. mile away); The Fate of Harpers Ferry was sealed. (approx. mile away); Sheridan Dug In (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gun Position #6 Marker image. Click for full size.
March 1, 2008
2. Gun Position #6 Marker
Looking south.
 
 
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