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New Hampshire Memorial

1777 --- 1927

 
 
New Hampshire Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. New Hampshire Memorial Marker


Inscription.
“I dedicate this gun to the American Cause.”
Colonel Joseph Cilley

In honor of
Enoch Poor
Brigadier-General of the New Hampshire troops

Joseph Cilley
Colonel of the First Regiment

Henry Dearborn
Colonel of the Second Regiment

Alexander Scammel
Colonel of the Third Regiment

and the
New Hampshire Men
who fought in these decisive battles
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Erected 1927 by State of New Hampshire. (Marker Number HS45.)
 
Location. 42° 59.119′ N, 73° 38.475′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Saratoga National Historic Park at the Neilson Farm/Bemis Heights stop on the auto tour road. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Neilson House and Farm (a few steps from this marker); American Encampment and General Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Kosciuszko (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown American Soldiers
Marker on Bemis Heights image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker on Bemis Heights
The marker is located at the Neilson Farm on Bemis Heights in the Saratoga National Historic Park. This Headquarters Encampment was the objective of a British attack on October 7, 1777.
(about 400 feet away); Bemis Heights (about 500 feet away); Gates Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asa Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Enoch Poor. Biography of Gen. Poor from Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Saratoga National Historic Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
John Neilson House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. John Neilson House
The farmhouse of John Neilson served as the headquarters of Gen. Enoch Poor during the Battle of Saratoga. This house is located a short distance from the marker.
New Hampshire Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 30, 2010
4. New Hampshire Memorial Marker
The John Neilson farmhouse of is located a short distance beyond the New Hampshire marker.
New Hampshire Continentals image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 30, 2010
5. New Hampshire Continentals
At the height of the fighting in the Barber Wheat Field, when New Hampshire Continentals overran two British cannons, and excited American officer, Colonel Joseph Cilly, leaped upon one of the smoking guns to claim it for the Patriots' cause.
Big. General Enoch Poor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
6. Big. General Enoch Poor
This statue of Brig. Gen. Enoch Poor is located in Hackensack, NJ, near the churchyard where he is buried.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   6. submitted on August 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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