General Montgomery's Army

General Montgomery's Army (HM1J5H)

Location: Québec, Québec G1R 3R2 Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec
Country: Canada

N 46° 48.54', W 71° 12.66'

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Inscription
The subject of these two markers is the burial of General Richard Montgomery and a number of soldiers from his army.

The remains of the thirteen soldiers of
General Montgomery's Army
killed in the assault of Quebec
December 31, 1775
originally buried within this building
are now resting under the adjacent stone
Place to their memory by several American children
The original stone tablet replaced by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
1957


English:
In this place was buried on the 4th of January 1776, along with his two aides de camp McPherson and Cheeseman and certain of his soldiers, Richard Montgomery, the American general who was killed during the attack of the 31st of December 1775. In 1818 his remains were exhumed and removed to the precincts of St. Paul's Church, New York

French:
En cet endroit fut inhumé, le 4 janvier 1776, avec ses deux aides-de camp McPherson et Cheeseman et quelques soldats, le général américain Montgomery, tué dans le combat du 31 décembre 1775. Ses restes mortels furent transportés à New York et inhumés près de l'église St. Paul, en 1818.
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HM NumberHM1J5H
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByNational Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 331311 N 5186312
Decimal Degrees46.80900000, -71.21100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.54', W 71° 12.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 32.4" N, 71° 12' 39.6" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Côte de la Citadelle, Québec Québec G1R 3R2, CA
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