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The Church of the Generals

St. Johnís Episcopal Church

 
 
The Church of the Generals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
1. The Church of the Generals Marker
Inscription.
General Robert E. Lee – Vestryman 1842-1844
General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson – Baptized 1849
General Matthew B. Ridgway (N.A.T.O. Commander) – Baptized 1899
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Other general and flag officers
who have worshipped here are
Joseph H. Bailey, Harvey Brown, John B. Clitz, Willis D. Crittenberger, Isaac D. DeRussy, Calvin DeWitt, Jr., Justin Dimick, William M. Graham, Hubert R. Harmon, Leland S. Hobbs, Lucius R. Holbrook, Charles E. Kilbourne, Russell C. Langdon, Frank Parker, Ewart G. Plank, Henry W. Slocum, Walter Bedell Smith, Henry Stanton, Charles P. Summerall, Forrest E. Williford.
 
Location. 40° 36.756′ N, 74° 1.884′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Hamilton Pkwy and 99th Street, on the right when traveling south on Fort Hamilton Pkwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert E. Lee Tree ( here, next to this marker); 12-Inch Naval Gun, Mark V, Model 8 ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Robert E. Lee ( about 800 feet away); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions)
Marker on Fort Hamilton Pkwy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. Marker on Fort Hamilton Pkwy
( about 800 feet away); First Resistance to British Arms in NY ( about 800 feet away); John Paul Jones ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Dover Patrol ( approx. 0.2 miles away); 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker ( approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
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St. Johnís Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. St. Johnís Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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