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Lititz in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army

 
 
In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. In Memory of the Brave Soldiers of the Continental Army Marker
Inscription. who died in this building when it was used by order of General Washington as a military hospital from Dec. 19, 1777 to Aug. 28, 1778. This tablet is erected by the Lititz Moravian Congregation
of the 450 men quartered here, there died 120, of whom 110 were buried near the eastern limit of the settlement.
 
Location. 40° 9.356′ N, 76° 18.165′ W. Marker is in Lititz, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E. Main Street and S. Water St., on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lititz PA 17543, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lititz Pharmacopoeia (here, next to this marker); The Heritage Center (here, next to this marker); Lititz Moravian Congregation (a few steps from this marker); Linden Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site in 1861 Julius Sturgis (about 400 feet away); John Augustus Sutter Memorial (approx. mile away); Elmer Holmes Bobst (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lititz (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lititz.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.MilitaryNotable PersonsScience & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary
 
Building used as hospital. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Building used as hospital.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,199 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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