Major General Richard Montgomery

Major General Richard Montgomery (HM14LG)

Location: Amsterdam, NY 12010 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 57.199', W 74° 22.58'

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Major General
Richard Montgomery
Born In Ireland Dec. 2, 1736
Entered British Army 1756
Served In North America 1757-1765
Returned to New York, Married
Jane Livingston and Settled
At Rhinebeck 1773
In 1775 Made Brigadier General
In the Continental Army.
Commanded American Expedition
Against Canada.
Captured St. Johns and Chambly
Killed Leading Assault on
Heights of Quebeck Dec. 31, 1775
At Request of New York, His Remains
Were Removed to St. Pauls Church
New York City in 1818
Erected by State of New York 1933
HM NumberHM14LG
Year Placed1933
Placed ByThe State of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 9:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 550872 N 4755819
Decimal Degrees42.95331667, -74.37633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 57.199', W 74° 22.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 57' 11.94" N, 74° 22' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Broadway, Amsterdam NY 12010, US
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