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Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

General Montgomery’s Army

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
1. General Montgomery’s Army Marker
Inscription. The subject of these two markers is the burial of General Richard Montgomery and a number of soldiers from his army.

The remains of the thirteen soldiers of
General Montgomery’s Army
killed in the assault of Quebec
December 31, 1775
originally buried within this building
are now resting under the adjacent stone
Place to their memory by several American children
The original stone tablet replaced by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
1957


English:
In this place was buried on the 4th of January 1776, along with his two aides de camp McPherson and Cheeseman and certain of his soldiers, Richard Montgomery, the American general who was killed during the attack of the 31st of December 1775. In 1818 his remains were exhumed and removed to the precincts of St. Paul’s Church, New York

French:
En cet endroit fut inhumé, le 4 janvier 1776, avec ses deux aides-de camp McPherson et Cheeseman et quelques soldats, le général américain Montgomery, tué dans le combat du 31 décembre 1775. Ses restes mortels furent transportés à New York et inhumés près de l’église St. Paul, en 1818.
 
Erected 1957 by National Society of the Sons of the American
General Montgomery’s Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
2. General Montgomery’s Army Marker
Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 46° 48.54′ N, 71° 12.66′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Côte de la Citadelle just from Rue Saint Louis, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Côte de la Citadelle, Québec, Quebec G1R 3R2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fortifications de / of Québec (within shouting distance of this marker); Frontenac (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Conferences de Québec de 1943 et 1944 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Fallen Soldiers (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Québec Garrison Club (about 90 meters away); Quebec Boer War Memorial (about 90 meters away); Jonathan Sewell (about 120 meters away); Augustin-Norbert Morin (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Montgomery’s Army Markers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
3. General Montgomery’s Army Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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