King of Prussia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
in memory of
19 Dec 1777 19 June 1778
Ense Petit Placidam
Sub Libertate Quietem
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Massachusetts soldiers who served at Valley Forge, Pa.
under his excellency, General George Washington,
between 19 Dec. 1777 and 19 June 1778.
Brig. Gen. Henry Knox, Chief of Artillery
Brig. Gen. James Mitchell Varnum Brig Gen. John Glover
Brig. Gen. John Patterson Brig Gen. Ebenezer Learned
Adjutant Generals Col. Timothy Pickering, Col. Alexander Scammell
Capt. Caleb Gibbs, Commander-in-Chiefs Guard
Colonel Jonathan Brewer
Col. Thomas Nixon, 5th Mass. Inf. Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith, 6th Mass. Inf.
Col. John Crane, 3d Arty, Brig. Maj. Samuel Shaw, Capt. Thomas Seward,
Capt. Winthrop, Sargent, 3d Contl Artillery
The Brigades of Brigadier Generals Henry Knox, John Glover, John Patterson and Ebenezer Learned were represented at Valley Forge, Pa. by the following named officers of Massachusetts Troops: -
Simon Learned John Bailey
Col. Joseph Vose Capt. Nathaniel Cushing Capt. Jeremiah Miller Lieut. Col. Elijah Vose Capt. Abraham Tuckerman Capt. George Smith Major Thomas Cogswell Capt. Orringh Stoddard Capt. Abraham Hunt Capt. Robert Davis Capt. Moses Ashley
4th Mass. Infantry
Col. William Shepard Capt. Libbeus Ball Capt. George Webb Lieut. Col. Ebenezer Sprout Capt. Moses Knapp Capt. Isaac Pope Maj. Seth Bannister Capt. Reuben Slayton Capt. Job Alvord Capt. Caleb Keep Capt. Thomas Fish Capt. John Wright
13th Mass. Infantry
Col. Ewd. Wigglesworth Capt. Thomas Willington Capt. Noah Allen Lieut. Col. Dudley Coleman Capt. Nicholas Blaisdell Capt. Israel Davis Major John Porter Capt. Daniel Pilsbury Capt. Aaron Haynes Capt. Joseph McNall Capt. Nathaniel Alexander
15th Mass. Infantry
Col. Timothy Bigelow Capt. William Gates Capt. Paul Ellis
Lieut. Col. Henry Haskell Capt. Edmund Munro Capt. Daniel Barnes Capt. Sylvanus Smith Capt. Adam Martin Capt. Joshua Brown Capt. Joseph Hodgskin
John Pattersons Brigade
10th Mass. Infantry
Col. Thomas Marshall Capt. Jacob Wales Capt. Christopher Marshall Lieut. Col. Ephraim Jackson Capt. Samuel King Capt. William Warner Major Nathaniel Winslow Capt. Josiah Smith Capt. Benjamin Walcott
11th Mass. Infantry
Col. Benjamin Tupper Capt. Billy Porter Capt. Benjamin Farnum Lt. Col. Noah M. Littlefield Capt. Samuel Page Capt. George White Capt. Moses Greenleaf Capt. David Wheelwright Capt. Richard Mayberry Surgeons Mate John Jones Capt. Samuel Thoms
12th Mass. Infantry
Col. Samuel Brewer Capt. Silas Burbank Capt. Nathan Watkins Lieut. Col. Samuel Carlton Capt. Elisha Brewer Capt. Daniel Merrill Major Tobias Fernold Capt. Josiah Jenkins Capt. John Chadwick Capt. James Donnell
14th Mass. Infantry
Col. Gamaliel Bradford Capt. Zabedee Redding Capt. James Cooper Lieut. Col. Barachiah Basset Capt. Joseph Wadsworth Capt. Joshua Eddy Major Elnathan Haskell Capt. Thomas Turner Capt. Isaiah Stetson Major Samuel Tubs Capt. John Russell Capt. John Lemont
Ebenezer Learneds Brigade
2d Mass. Infantry
Col. John Bailey Capt. Seth Drew Capt. Samuel Darby Major Andrew Peters Capt. Ephraim Burr Capt. Hugh Maxwell Capt. Judah Alden Capt. Isaac Warren Capt. George Dunham
8th Mass. Infantry
Col. Michael Jackson Col. Ephraim Cleveland Capt. John Wiley Lieut. Col. John Brooks Capt. James Keith Capt. James Bancroft Major William Hull Capt. Benjamin Brown Capt. James Varnum
9th Mass. Infantry
Col. James Wesson Capt. Nathan Dix Capt. Samuel Bartlett Lieut. Col. Ezra Baolam Capt. Joseph Pettinoill Capt. Nahum Ward Lieut. Col. James Mellen Capt. Abraham Childs Capt. Amos Cogswell
16th Mass. Infantry
Col. Henry Jackson Capt. William North Capt. Gawen Brown Lieut. Col. David Cobb Capt. Cartwright Capt. Thomas Hunt Major John Steel Tyler Capt. James Jones
Erected by Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Location. 40° 5.54′ N, 75° 26.246′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Outer Line Drive and Gulph Road, on the right when traveling west on North Outer Line Drive. Touch for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, near the National Memorial Arch. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glovers Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Freemasons of Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Arch at Valley Forge Maine (approx. 0.2 miles away); DeKalb's Division (Learned's Brigade) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Poors Brigade (approx. Ό mile away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. Ό mile away); DeKalbs Division (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King of Prussia.
Also see . . . Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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