Samuel Hammond

Samuel Hammond (HM6AZ)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 28.421', W 81° 58.045'

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Born in Richmond County, Virginia, Sept. 1757, Died at Varello, near Augusta, Sept. 1842.

Patriot, ? ? ? Soldier, ? ? ? Statesman.

Captain of minutemen at Great Kanahwa, 1774.
Long Bridge, Norfolk, ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 1775.
Aid to General Hand at Pittsburgh, ? ? ? ? ? 1778.
Colonel of cavalry under Washington, ? ? ? 1779.

With General Greene in every important engagement through Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia. On the front line at Eutaw, Cowpens and Kings Mountain. At the siege of Charleston, Savannah and Augusta. Member of Congress from Georgia, 1802. Appointed by President Jefferson in 1805 to the command of upper Louisiana. First territorial governor of Missouri. Secretary of State in South Carolina, 1831.

He gave 60 years of public serviceto the cause of America.

This memorial in his honor, placed by the Augusta Chapter Daughters of American Revolution, as the final tribute of his grandson,Hugh Vernon Washington.
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HM NumberHM6AZ
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Placed ByAugusta Chapter Daughters of American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410112 N 3704220
Decimal Degrees33.47368333, -81.96741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.421', W 81° 58.045'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 25.26" N, 81° 58' 2.70" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-825 Greene St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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