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Rome in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr.

 
 
Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
1. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker
View of the monument and statue dedicated to General Gansevoort, located at the downtown public square.
Inscription. Colonel in the Continental Army. Served in Canada with Montgomery in 1775 in campaign against Quebec. Successfully defended Fort Stanwix in 1777 against the allied British and Indian forces under St.Leger, preventing their junction with Burgoyne at Saratoga. He took part in the campaign of 1779 under General Sullivan. He was in active command at the outbreak of the War of 1812 and died July 2, 1812 at the age of sixty three years.
 
Location. 43° 12.753′ N, 75° 27.311′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on North James Street south of East Court Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker/monument is situated in the center of the community park (public square) that is located in front of the County Courthouse to the north and the Rome Historical Society to the east and a large church constructed of red stone to the south. Marker is in this post office area: Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Trenches (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Rome Court House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
2. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historical marker/monument.
Rome (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Futile Approach (about 400 feet away); Unrealized Expectations (about 600 feet away); Powder Magazine (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
Also see . . .
1. Peter Gansevoort. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, (sculpture). This is a link to information provided by the Smithsonian Institution. (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. George Washington's Generals, Major General Peter Gansevoort. This is a link to information provided by the Sons of Liberty Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
3. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker
Close-up view of the statue of General Gansevoort that is situated on top of his historical marker/monument.
Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
4. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker
Distant view of the historical marker/monument situated in the middle of the public square, with the Rome Historical Society building in the distant background.
Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, August 8, 2015
5. Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 7, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on February 29, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.
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