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Birthplace of Darius M. Couch

 
 
Birthplace of Darius M. Couch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. Birthplace of Darius M. Couch Marker
Contrary to what appears on the marker, Couch's middle name was actually Nash.
Inscription.
Two miles east
Birthplace of
Darius M. Couch

Major General, U. S. A.
Commander 2d Corps, Army of
Potomac, at Fredericksburg
and Chancellorsville, 1862-63

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 24.133′ N, 73° 35.175′ W. Marker is in Southeast, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Sodom Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brewster NY 10509, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Borden Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Brewster Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Southeast Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brewster Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chancellor Kent (approx. 2.2 miles away); Drewsclift Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Hopkins Corners (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ridgebury – George Washington Slept Here (approx. 4.3 miles away in Connecticut).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Birthplace of Darius M. Couch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Birthplace of Darius M. Couch Marker
In addition to Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Couch saw action in the Peninsula and Gettysburg campaigns. Prior to the Civil War, he fought in the Mexican War and the Second Seminole War.
Marker on Sodom Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Marker on Sodom Road
Darius Nash Couch image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Darius Nash Couch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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