Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First School of the American Army
“That Capt. Issac Corren receive monthly, 25 dollars additional pay, besides his present appointments, in consideration of his teaching the laboratory art to such officers of artillery as shall be sent to him for that purpose: that 2000 dollars be advanced to Capt. Issac Corren, to pay his company of laboratory artillery – men, and to recruit the said company to 100 men, agreeably to the directions of Gen. Washington; he to account for the expenditure to Gov. Benjamin Flower, who is to be charged with the same.”
Captain Issac Corren, commanding
Captain Lieutenant Issac Craig, commanding
-Company of Artillery-
Sergeant Samuel Blackwood
The First Students
Captain Procter Captain Parker
Captain Craig Lieutenant Cooper
Location. 40° 12.44′ N, 77° 10.29′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of E North Street and Jim Thorpe Road, on the left when traveling north on E North Street. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carlisle Indian Industrial School (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (approx. ¼ mile away); U S Army War College Alumni Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Richard Henry Pratt (approx. ¼ mile away); Dragoon Circle (approx. 0.3 miles away); To Commemorate the First Home of the "Mobile Arm" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Categories. • Education • War, US Revolutionary •
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