Near Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
To Marylanders Who Served Here
—For the Freedom of you who read this —
Col. Tench Tilghman, Confidential Aide to Washington, who wrote:---
--“formerly of my family - in every action (of) the main army - often refused his pay - left as fair reputation as ever belonged to human character”--.
The Two Maryland Brigades
Maj. Gen. John Sullivan Brig. • Gen. William Smallwood
1st Reg. Col. John H. Stone • 5th Reg. Col. William Richardson
2nd Reg. Col. Thomas Price • 6th Reg. Col. Otho H. Williams
3rd Reg. Col. Mordecai Gist • 7th Reg. Col. John Gunby
4th Reg. Col. Josiah C. Hall • Reg. of Col. Moses Hazen
Artillery:- Capt. Wm. Brown’s Co. and Capt. Richard Dorsey’s Co.
And as Washington wrote,---“the men-“
“— without clothes to cover their nakedness – blankets to lie upon – without shoes – their marches traced by blood from their feet – through frost and snow – without house or hut – or provisions – submitting without murmur --“
For the Freedom of you who read this
The Maryland Society of Pennsylvania
Erected 1963 by The Maryland
Location. 40° 5.966′ N, 75° 28.084′ W. Marker is near Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Valley Forge Road (Route 23), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is very close to Valley Forge Park but not in the park proper. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1878 Valley Forge Road,, Phoenixville PA 19460, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horse-Shoe Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Valley Forge (approx. ¼ mile away); To Honor the Maker of First American Flag (approx. ¼ mile away); George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Honor Court to Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh (approx. ¼ mile away); Valley Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Village of Valley Forge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenixville.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.