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Uzal Knapp

 
 
Uzal Knapp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. Uzal Knapp Marker
Inscription.
The last of the Life Guards
Born 1759, Died 1856
Monmouth, Valley Forge, Yorktown


(Back of monument)
Erected by the Newburgh Guards
Company F.
19th Regiment N.Y.S.M.
June 1860

 
Erected 1860 by Newburgh Guards, Company F. 19th Regiment N.Y.S.M.
 
Location. 41° 29.876′ N, 74° 0.587′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at the Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh, NY, next to the Hasbrouck House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 Liberty Street, Newburgh NY 12551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Minuteman (within shouting distance of this marker); The Disbandment of the Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Washington’s Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court House (approx.
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
2. Back of Marker
0.4 miles away); Montgomery Street Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. half a mile away); Christopher Columbus (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. 'BIG' LITTLE BRITAIN, Uzal Knapp. Article from July 6, 1967 Orange County Post about Uzal Knapp. (Submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Home of the Commander-in-Chief Guards. Information about Washington's Life Guards by the Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at Washington's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. Marker at Washington's Headquarters
The pillars at the four corners of the fence surrounding the monument contain the names of various Revolutionary War Generals.
Marker with Hasbrouck House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
4. Marker with Hasbrouck House
Uzal Knapp, the last surviving member of George Washington's Life Guard is buried next to Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh, NY.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 6 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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