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Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company

 
 
Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 19, 2014
1. Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company Marker
Inscription. With men enlisted from Berks County, Nagel's Company was a part of the first battalion in the colonies authorized by Congress, in June 1775. After gathering at Reading the following month, this company and other companies of the battalion marched approximately 350 miles in order to join the American siege of Boston.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.984′ N, 75° 55.935′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Centre Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 61) 0.1 miles south of Spring Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reading PA 19601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skew Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wallace Stevens (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wallace Stevens (approx. 0.7 miles away); Solomon Boscov (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Strong (approx. one mile away); Hiester Home (approx. one mile away); The Federal Inn (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Federal Inn (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Reading.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 19, 2014
2. Thompson's Rifle Battalion: Capt. George Nagel's Company Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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