Brigadier General Enoch Poor

Brigadier General Enoch Poor (HM44I)

Location: Hackensack, NJ 07601 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 52.745', W 74° 2.602'

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Dedicated to the memory of
Brigadier General Enoch Poor
by the New Jersey Society
of the Sons of the American Revolution:
Born at Andover, Mass., June 21, 1736;
Died near Hackensack, N.J., Sept. 8, 1780.

In command of a New Hampshire brigade, he rendered signal service at many battles, especially Stillwater, Saratoga, Newtown and Monmouth. Valley Forge witnessed his courage in its privation and his unselfishness in providing for the comfort of his soldiers.

He secured the respect of all who were under his command, gained for all time, the esteem of his fellow officers, and the confidence of Washington and La Fayette.

He won fame, as soldier, patriot and citizen, which has inspired the descendants of Revolutionary sires to rear this memorial of his virtues.
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HM NumberHM44I
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
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Placed ByNew Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580601 N 4525774
Decimal Degrees40.87908333, -74.04336667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.745', W 74° 2.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 44.70" N, 74° 2' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)201, 551
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 38 Moore St, Hackensack NJ 07601, US
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