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Tredyffrin Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Poor’s Brigade

Continental Army

 

— Valley Forge   December 19 1777   June 18 1778 —

 
Poor’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Poor’s Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
Division
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Poor’s Brigade
Brig. Gen. Enoch Poor
commanding

1st Regiment New Hampshire Infantry   Col. Joseph Cilley
2nd Regiment New Hampshire Infantry   Col. Nathan Hale
3rd Regiment New Hampshire Infantry   Col. Alexander Scammell
2nd Regiment New York Infantry   Col. Philip Cortlandt
4th Regiment New York Infantry   Col. Henry Livingston

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 5.332′ N, 75° 26.219′ W. Marker is in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Joseph Plumb Martin Trail, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Outer Line Road, Wayne PA 19087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Columns (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Memorial Arch at Valley Forge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Massachusetts Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Freemasons of Pennsylvania
Marker in Valley Forge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Marker in Valley Forge
The New Hampshire and New York soldier huts can be seen in the photo behind the marker.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Glover’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Valley Forge Hut (approx. ¼ mile away); Maine (approx. 0.4 miles away); DeKalb's Division (Learned's Brigade) (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tredyffrin Township.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Poor’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Poor’s Brigade Marker
Soldier Huts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
4. Soldier Huts
These huts, located near the marker, are replicas of those occupied by the New Hampshire and New York troops under Gen. Poor during the winter encampment of 1777-78.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 17, 2022