Aquila Randall Monument

Aquila Randall Monument (HMFXQ)

Location: Dundalk, MD 21222 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.392', W 76° 28.169'

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SACRED to the memory of Aquila Randall, who died in bravely defending his Country and his Home, on the memorable 12th of September, 1814. Aged 24 years.

In the skirmish which occurred at this spot between the advanced party under Major Richd. K. Heath of the 5th Regt. M. M. and the front of the British column Major General Ross the commander of the British force received his mortal wound.

The First Mechanical Volunteers commanded by Captn. Benjn. C. Howard of the 5th Regt. M. M. have erected this Monument as a tribute of their respect for the memory of Their Gallant Brothers in arms.

How beautiful is Death when earned by Virtue.
Year Placed1817
Placed ByThe First Mechanical Volunteers, 5th Regiment, Maryland Militia
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 373242 N 4348123
Decimal Degrees39.27320000, -76.46948333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.392', W 76° 28.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 23.52" N, 76° 28' 10.14" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3948 North Point Rd, Dundalk MD 21222, US
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