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John Glover of Marblehead

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2021
1. John Glover of Marblehead Marker
Inscription.  

John Glover, of Marblehead,
A soldier of the Revolution.

He commanded a regiment of one thousand men raised in that town, known as the Marine Regiment and enlisted to serve through the war; he joined the camp at Cambridge June 22, 1775, and rendered distinguished service in transporting the army from Brooklyn to New York Aug. 28, 1776, and across the Delaware, Dec. 25, 1776.

He was appointed by the Continental Congress, a Brigadier General, February 21, 1777.

By his courage, energy, military talents and patriotism, he secured the confidence of Washington, and the gratitude of his country
Born November 5, 1732,
Died at Marblehead, January 30, 1797
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is January 30, 1797.
 
Location. 42° 21.169′ N, 71° 4.48′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Memorial is at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Berkeley Street, in the median on Commonwealth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Congregational Church (about 400 feet away, measured
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2021
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in a direct line); The Rogers Building (about 600 feet away); Patrick Andrew Collins (about 600 feet away); Mrs. Gardner's Address (about 700 feet away); William Ellery Channing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monument to Ether (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Robert White (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .  General John Glover. (Submitted on July 2, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2021
3. John Glover of Marblehead Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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