West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lieu. Colonel E. D. Wood
Corps of Engineers
while leading a Charge
Sortie of Fort Erie,
17th September 1814
in the 31st Year of his
Exemplary as a Christian
Distinguished as a Soldier
Back of Monument:
by his Friends & Commander
Major General Jacob Brown
Location. 41° 23.984′ N, 73° 57.959′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Washington Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in section XXX of the West Point Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Dent Grant (a few steps from this marker); The Cadet Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Winfield Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance George Armstrong Custer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Shea Stadium (about 700 feet away); USMA Class of 1952 Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Also see . . . The Siege of Fort Erie 1814. Essay by Frederick Carsted from the War of 1812 website. (Submitted on September 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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