Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel George Armistead
[left side] Appointed Second Lieutenant of 7th Infantry January 8th 1799. Appointed Ensign of Infantry January 11th 1799. Appointed First Lieutenant of the 7th Infantry May 14th 1800. Transferred to the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers February 16th 1804. Appointed First Lieutenant in the Regiment of Artillerists April 17th 1802. Appointed Assistant Military Agent at Fort Niagara May 1802.
[right side] Transferred to the Artillery Corps under the Act of May 20th 1814. Appointed Brev. Lieut. Col. September 20th 1814 for gallant services in defence of Fort McHenry September 12th, 13th, and 14th 1814 & rank as such from September 12th 1814.
[rear side] Erected by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore September 12th 1882. Wm. Pinkney White, Mayor, in pursuance of a resolution approved May 3rd 1882, as a substitute for the monument erected by a former Mayor and City Council, in pursuance of resolutions approved March 4th 1827 and February 4th 1828, which stood in the Calvert street Spring grounds until it became defaced
Erected 1882 by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore.
Location. 39° 16.818′ N, 76° 36.487′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Warren Street. Click for map. Monument is in Federal Hill Park. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Hill (here, next to this marker); Major General Samuel Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Army of the Republic (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Federal Hill (about 400 feet away); Pride of Baltimore (about 400 feet away); Sailors Union Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Living Classrooms Foundation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
More about this marker. It was moved to Federal Hill Park from Eutaw Place.
Also see . . . Maryland War of 1812 site with more information about the monument. (Submitted on February 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
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