Monument at Mound Hill Cemetery

Monument at Mound Hill Cemetery (HM1LDG)

Location: Eaton, OH 45320 Preble County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 44.578', W 84° 38.844'

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Lowery's Needle

— The Battle of the Forty Foot Pitch —

1- Erected by free contributions on the of Oct.1847

2- In memory of Lieut.John Lowery of The second Sub-Legion Ensign Boyd of the first and 13 non-commissioned officers and privates who fell about five miles north of this place in an obstinate engagement with the Indians on the of Oct.1793. Lieut. Lowery was from New Jersey and had served with reputation in the levies of 1791 under Gen. St. Clair. Ensign Boyd was a young man of much promise; they were in command of an escort of ninety men having in charge twenty wagons loaded with provisions and stores for the army of Gen.Wayne.

3- Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
Year Placed1847
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 701578 N 4401876
Decimal Degrees39.74296667, -84.64740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.578', W 84° 38.844'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 34.68" N, 84° 38' 50.64" W
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Area Code(s)937, 513
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 627 W Main St, Eaton OH 45320, US
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