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General Richard Montgomery

 
 
General Richard Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
1. General Richard Montgomery Marker
Inscription.  
To the memory of General Richard Montgomery who fell at Pres de Ville, at the foot of Cape Diamond during the December 31, 1775 attack. The next day, his body was brought to the house of Jean Gaubert which stood on this spot, and encoffined prior to his burial.


French:
À la memoire du General Richard Montgomery tombe a Pres de Ville, au pied du Cap Diamant, dans l’attaque du 31 December 1775. Son corps fut transporte le lendemain à la maison de Jean Gaubert, située ici même, pour y être place dans un cercueil convenable avant son inhumation.


Plaque apposée a la requête de la Société Historique de Québec par les soins du Ministère des Affaires Culturelles en 1975
 
Erected 1975 by Société Historique de Québec.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 46° 48.647′ N, 71° 12.549′ W. Marker is in Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker
General Richard Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
2. General Richard Montgomery Marker
The marker is below the hanging sign on the right.
is on Rue Saint Louis just from Rue Sainte-Ursule, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72 Rue Saint Louis, Québec G1R 3Z2, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ulric-Joseph Tessier (here, next to this marker); Premier Hôtel de Ville (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis-Joseph de Montcalm (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Augustin-Norbert Morin (about 90 meters away); Joseph Bouchette (about 120 meters away); Jonathan Sewell (about 120 meters away); Maison Baillargeon (about 150 meters away); Stone Wind Mill (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
General Richard Montgomery image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne
3. General Richard Montgomery
This engraving by E. Macken from a painting by C. W. Peale appears in Herring and Longacre's National Portrait Gallery, Vol. 4, 1839.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on August 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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