Capt. Michael Cresap

Capt. Michael Cresap (HM8UR)

Location: Kingston, OH 45644 Pickaway County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 30.58', W 82° 57.343'

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In Memoriam

A Colonial and Revolutionary Hero of Ohio, Virginia, and Maryland, whose military services assisted in gaining the "Dunmore Treaty," after the Battle of Point Pleasant, in which he fought in the Hampshire County, Virginia, regiment. Captain Michael Cresap was present here and a signer of the "Dunmore Treaty," in October 1774.

Captain Michael Cresap's companions in arms, Ebenezer Zane, General George Rogers Clarke, Colonel Benjamin Wilson, Benjamin Tomlinson and others, corrected Logan's mistake in associating Captain Cresap with the Yellow Creek Affair.

Captain Michael Cresap took the first company from the South to General Washington at Cambridge. He died in the service and was buried with the "Honors of War," and his tomb stands in Trinity Churchyard, New York City.
HM NumberHM8UR
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331866 N 4375163
Decimal Degrees39.50966667, -82.95571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.58', W 82° 57.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 34.80" N, 82° 57' 20.58" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29201 Township Hwy 52, Kingston OH 45644, US
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