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Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker
Inscription.
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
Soldier of Liberty
American Revolutionary Hero
1747-1779
This monument was erected by the Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Bi-Centennial memorial committee of Rhode Island in memory of Casimir Pulaski. A Revolutionary Hero of two continents. He distinguished himself in the battles of: Brandywine: Germantown: Valley Forge:Egg Harbor: Warren Tavern: WhiteMarsh: Haddonfield: Chalestown: and Savannah.

Brigadier General. United States
Father of the American Cavalry
Marshal General of Poland
While leading his famous "Pulaski Legion" on a charge through British lines in the battle of Savannah, Georgia, he was mortally wounded on the 9th day of October 1779 and died two days later at the age of thirty two.

Casimir Pulaski died as he had lived, a martyr to the cause of American Freedom and he has become a symbol of undaunted courage and spirit to lovers of freedom everywhere.

 
Location. 41° 47.135′ N, 71° 24.923′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on F C Greene Memorial Blvd., on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Roger Williams Park. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 20, 2014
2. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bicentennial of Haitian Independence ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Marconi ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Prince Hall ( approx. 1.3 miles away); The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church ( approx. 1.5 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier ( approx. 2.3 miles away); Colonial Wharf at South Water Street: 1910-1942 /Fox Point and the Night Boat Era 1822-1932 ( approx. 2.3 miles away); Thomas A. Doyle ( approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
Sculpture by Guido Nincheri - 1953
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   2. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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