Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812
the illustrious men
interred within this enclosure who
assisted in the achievement of
Revolution and War of 1812
are the following
Samuel Chase, 1741 – 1811, Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Colonel John Eager Howard, 1752 – 1827, Hero of the Battle of Cowpens, 1781
Governor of Maryland 1831-1833
Colonel Tench Tilghman, 1744 – 1786, who as General Washington’s aide-de-camp bore the sword of the surrendered Cornwallis from Yorktown to Congress at Philadelphia with the first news of peace at the close of the Revolution, Oct. 23, 1781
Lieut. Griffith Evans, 1780 – 1816, Deer Creek Batallion, Harford Co., Md.
Major Richard K. Heath, 5th Regt. who commanded the advance guard which attacked the British forces and led to the death of General Robert Ross before the Battle of North Point on Sept. 12, 1814
Daniel Bowley, 1744 – 1807, Officer Md. Militia at the Battle of Monmouth
Lieut. Samuel Jennings
Alexander Stevenson, 1788 – 1824, 5th Regt. at North Point
Here also within the Howard vault from 1843 to 1866 rested the remains of
Author of the National Anthem
Erected by the National Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission
Erected 1914 by National Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission.
Location. 39° 17.297′ N, 76° 37.64′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on W. Redwood Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the wall to the left of the entrance to Old Saint Paul’s Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 733 W Redwood Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. General Lewis A. Armistead (a few steps from this marker); First Dental College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore Infirmary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernard von Kapff (approx. ¼ mile away); Local Hero, National Leader (approx. ¼ mile away); The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); James McHenry, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Gilmors (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
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