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Home Where Lt .Colonel Baum Died

 
 
Home Where Lt Colonel Baum Died Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
1. Home Where Lt Colonel Baum Died Marker
Inscription.  A few feet east of this marker stood the house, removed about 1870, in which Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum died. Commander of the enemy forces, he was mortally wounded in the battle of Bennington and died two days later, August 18,1777. He was buried on the north bank of the Walloomsac River, west of this site, the precise spot not now known.
 
Erected 1927 by Vermont Society Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 42° 56.219′ N, 73° 16.162′ W. Marker is in North Bennington, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker is on U.S. 67 close to Harrington Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Bennington VT 05257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walloomsac M.E. Church (approx. 1.2 miles away in New York); Park-McCullough House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Railroad Station
Home Where Lt Colonel Baum Died Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
2. Home Where Lt Colonel Baum Died Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Bennington Battlefield (approx. 1.7 miles away in New York); New Hampshire Troops (approx. 1.8 miles away in New York); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...” (approx. 1.8 miles away in New York); Patriots of Vermont (approx. 1.8 miles away in New York); A Gathering Storm (approx. 1.8 miles away in New York).
 
Also see . . .  Friedrich Baum -Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022