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Among the Illustrious Men

 
 
Among the Illustrious Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
1. Among the Illustrious Men Marker
Inscription.
Among
The Illustrious Men
interred within this enclosure who
assisted in the achievement of
National Independence
are the Following
─── ─── ───
In the Revolution and the War of 1812
General Samuel Smith 1752-1838 Defender of Fort Mifflin 1777
Commander-in-Chief of the defense of Baltimore September 1814
General John Stricker 1759-1825 commander a the Battle of North Point Sept.12, 1814
General David Poe 1743-1815
Colonel Paul Bentalin 1735-1826
Major Samuel Sterrett 1758-1833

In The Revolution
General William Buchanan 1732-1804
General John Swan 1750-1821
Colonel David McClellan1741-1790
Colonel Nathaniel Ramsey 1741-1817
Major Nathaniel Smith -1793
Captain Frederick Folger -1820
Captain David Harris 1753-1817
Captain George P. Keeports 1753-1817
Captain John McClellan 1738-1820
Captain David Porter 1754-1808
Captain Joseph Smith -1817
Captain John Sterrett -1805
Lieutenant John McClure -1825
Dr. Andrew Aitken 1757-1809
James Calhoun 1743-1817 First Mayor of Baltimore 1787
John Boyd 1746-1790
Isaac Causten 1758-1833
Robert Gilmore1748-1822
Mayberry Helm 1710-1790820
James Jaffray
Among the Illustrious Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
2. Among the Illustrious Men Marker
-1820
Christopher Johnston 1751-1819
John McDonough 1737-1809
Robert Purviance 1734-1806
Christopher Raborg 1750-1815
John Smith 1722-1794
Robert Smith 1758-1842
William Smith 1728-1814
John Spear -1796
David Stewart 1746-1817
James Stirling 1751-1820
Matthew Swan 1743-1795
William W. Taylor 1769-1832
Dr. Abraham Van Bibber 1744-1905



In the War of 1812
Commodore Joseph James Nicholson 1781-1838
General Joseph Sterrett 1773-1821
Brigadier-General Benjamin Edes -1832
Aide-de-Camp George Pitt Stevenson 1791-1819
Colonel James A. Buchanan 1768-1840
Colonel David Harris 1770-1844
Colonel Samuel McClellan 1787-1858
Colonel James Mosher 1761-1845
Captain John Smith Hollins 1737-1856
Corporal Joseph Pearson 1785-1860
Elijah Porter Barrows 1768-1854
Cumberland Dugan 1747-1836
Hammond Dugan 1797-1841
William McClellan 1771-1814
James H. McCulloh -1836 Jonathan Meredith 1785-1872
Dr. Maxwell McDowell 1771-1848
James Purviance 1772-1836
Jacob Schley 1783-18327
John Torrance 1794-1832
Colonel John Stuart Skinner 1788-1851 who assisted
1780  Francis Scott Key  1843
to obtain the release of Dr. Wm Beanes from the British Fleet
in 1814 whose rescue led to the writing of the National Anthem

Erected by
The National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission on the
Centenary of the signing of the treaty of Ghent Dec. 24, 1814

 
Erected 1914 by The National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 17.413′ N, 76° 37.417′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from North Greene Street near West Fayette Street. Touch for map. At the Westminster Burying Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poe’s Baltimore (here, next to this marker); A La Memorie D’Edgar Allan Poe (here, next to this marker); A Monument to the Memory of Edgar Allan Poe (here, next to this marker); Westminster Hall & Burying Ground: (here, next to this marker); Westminster Church and Cemetery (here, next to this marker); John McDonogh (a few steps from this marker); The McDonoghs of Baltimore (a few steps from this marker); An 18th-Century Burying Ground (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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