July 17, 1776Capt. Rezin Beall (later Brig. Gen. in "Flying Camp") was wounded here in repulse of British efforts to cross to mainland from St. George's Island. Fighting continued until July 29, Lord Dunmore, commanding 72 marauding British vessels on Potomac River, was also wounded here. Offshore, five British ships were disabled.
|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:52am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 368721 N 4221894|
|Decimal Degrees||38.13536667, -76.49796667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 8.122', W 76° 29.878'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 8' 7.32" N, 76° 29' 52.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16977-17147 MD-249, Piney Point MD 20674, US|
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