Delaware Memorial


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American Revolution Memorial at Dover, Delaware:

TO COMMEMORATE AND ALSO PRESERVE
TO POSTERITY THE UNDYING FAME OF
THE PATRIOTISM AND VALOR OF
THE OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS
OF THE DELAWARE LINE
WHO, IN MAY 1780
WERE REVIEWED ON THIS GREEN
FOR THE LAST TIME
IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO MARCHING
ON THEIR IMMORTAL SOUTHERN CAMPAIGN
IN THE WAR OF
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
AND FROM WHICH CAMPAIGN BUT FEW SURVIVED
TO RETURN TO THEIR NATIVE STATE THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
BY THE DELAWARE STATE SOCIETY
OF THE CINCINNATI
AND THE
PATRIOTIC CITIZENS OF
THE STATE OF DELAWARE
MAY 30 A.D. 1912

The image, American Revolution Memorial, was originally uploaded at Flickr by Greg Hughes. It is posted here by barneykin, administrator of “The Revolution flickred” pool.(17)

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One Response to Delaware Memorial

  1. Jim says:

    These Delaware troops are buried all over the carolinas in nameless skirmish sites and battlefields. They were the backbone of the Continental Army and fought as far South as Spanish Florida. It is an amazing story that needs to be told.

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