Born 1735, died 1825Member Maryland Assembly 1773-76. Introduced bill forming Caroline County 1774 of which he was one of the Commissioners. Colonel of the "Flying Camp" of the Eastern Shore 1776. Fought at Harlem Heights. First Colonel 5th Maryland Regiment. Moved Continental Treasury from Philadelphia to Baltimore 1777. Helped suppress Tory rebellions in lower Eastern Shore. Presidential Elector 1789-1793. Lived and lies buried at Gilpin's Point.
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|Placed By||State Roads Commission|
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|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 1:23pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 424493 N 4294222|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79351667, -75.86945000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.611', W 75° 52.167'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 36.66" N, 75° 52' 10.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6760-6798 MD-16, Preston MD 21655, US|
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