National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812

National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 (HME3B)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21201
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.297', W 76° 37.64'

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Inscription
Among
the illustrious men
interred within this enclosure who
assisted in the achievement of
National Independence
in the
Revolution and War of 1812

are the following

Samuel Chase, 1741 - 1811, Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Colonel John Eager Howard, 1752 - 1827, Hero of the Battle of Cowpens, 1781
? ? Governor of Maryland 1831-1833
Colonel Tench Tilghman, 1744 - 1786, who as General Washington's aide-de-camp bore the sword of the surrendered Cornwallis from Yorktown to Congress at Philadelphia with the first news of peace at the close of the Revolution, Oct. 23, 1781
Lieut. Griffith Evans, 1780 - 1816, Deer Creek Batallion, Harford Co., Md.
Major Richard K. Heath, 5th Regt. who commanded the advance guard which attacked the British forces and led to the death of General Robert Ross before the Battle of North Point on Sept. 12, 1814
Daniel Bowley, 1744 - 1807, Officer Md. Militia at the Battle of Monmouth
Lieut. Jacob Walsh
Lieut. Samuel Jennings

Alexander Stevenson, 1788 - 1824, 5th Regt. at North Point
C. A. Callendar, 1784 - 1872, Independent Artillery Fort McHenry
1780 - Colonel George Armistead - 1818
Commander of Fort McHenry during the British bombardment Sept. 13-14, 1814, and in Greenmount Cemetery his brother-in-law Christopher Hughes, 1786 - 1884, Secretary to the Commissioners at Ghent who brought the first news of peace to America at the close of the War of 1812
Here also within the Howard vault from 1843 to 1866 rested the remains of
1780 - Francis Scott Key - 1843
Author of the National Anthem
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Erected by the National Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission
September 1914
Details
HM NumberHME3B
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Year Placed1914
Placed ByNational Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 359656 N 4350030
Decimal Degrees39.28828333, -76.62733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.297', W 76° 37.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 17.82" N, 76° 37' 38.40" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 727 W Redwood St, Baltimore MD 21201, US
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