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Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General

 
 
Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
1. Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General Marker
Inscription. Supplying the American Army was always critical. At Yorktown Colonel Timothy Pickering of Massachusetts, seconded by a man of his own choice, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Dearborn of New Hampshire, held the responsibility for Washington’s Quartermaster Department.
 
Erected by Colonial National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 12.15′ N, 76° 30.76′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker is on Historical Tour Drive 0.9 miles west of Surrender Road (Virginia Route 634), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Yorktown Battlefield in Colonial National Historical Park, on the Allied Encampment Tour. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baron Von Steuben (approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters Site of Henry Knox (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steuben’s Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); French Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surrender Field (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trophies of War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ground Your Firelocks! (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2008
2. Marker on the Yorktown Battlefield

1. Colonel Timothy Pickering, Yorktown Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Yorktown 1781. A British perspective of the Battle of Yorktown from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 23, 2016
3. Headquarters Site of the Quartermaster General Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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