General Nathaniel Greene

General Nathaniel Greene (HM4QO)

Location: Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 50.919', W 73° 58.166'

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1742-1786

General Greene took command of Fort Lee on September 17, 1776 from General James Iwing. At that time there were around 2,667 troops stationed in Fort Lee. The encampment was the main quartermaster post for supplying men and equipment to Fort Washington on the New York side of the Hudson River during the Battle of New York. General Greene was a personal friend of George Washington and was one of the two generals to serve Washington throughout the war. He became a hero fighting the British in the Carolinas.
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HM NumberHM4QO
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByBorough of Fort Lee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586870 N 4522467
Decimal Degrees40.84865000, -73.96943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 50.919', W 73° 58.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 50' 55.14" N, 73° 58' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1590 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee NJ 07024, US
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