Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski

Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (HM1340)

Location: Providence, RI 02907 Providence County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 47.135', W 71° 24.923'

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Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
Soldier of Liberty
American Revolutionary Hero
1747-1779
This monument was erected by the Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Bi-Centennial memorial committee of Rhode Island in memory of Casimir Pulaski. A Revolutionary Hero of two continents. He distinguished himself in the battles of:Brandywine: Germantown: Valley Forge:Egg Harbor: Warren Tavern: WhiteMarsh: Haddonfield: Chalestown: and Savannah.

Brigadier General. United States
Father of the American Cavalry
Marshal General of Poland
While leading his famous "Pulaski Legion" on a charge through British lines in the battle of Savannah, Georgia, he was mortally wounded on the 9th day of October 1779 and died two days later at the age of thirty two.

Casimir Pulaski died as he had lived, a martyr to the cause of American Freedom and he has become a symbol of undaunted courage and spirit to lovers of freedom everywhere.
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HM NumberHM1340
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 299286 N 4628790
Decimal Degrees41.78558333, -71.41538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 47.135', W 71° 24.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 47' 8.10" N, 71° 24' 55.38" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 361 F C Greene Memorial Blvd, Providence RI 02907, US
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