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Richard Montgomery

Richard Montgomery displayed on a prominent corner in the War Room of the New York State Capitol Building

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Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery by J. Wallace Kelly (1894 – 1976) on the Northwest Terrace of the Philadelphia Art Museum

Biographies

Gabriel, Michael P. Major General Richard Montgomery: The Making of an American Hero. Madison, NJ : London: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Press, 2002.

Shelton, Hal T. General Richard Montgomery and the American Revolution: From Redcoat to Rebel. New York: New York University Press, 1994.

Memoirs and Papers

Richard Montgomery papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.

Richard Montomergy  Last Will and Testiment

Grave markers

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initial location where Richard Montgomery’s remains were taken after his dead on December 31, 1775. Montgomery was the shortest serving Major General in the Continental Army.
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Marker at the St. Louis Gate, Le Citadel entrance, Quebec City, Canada

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Montgomery’s remains were transported from Quebec City to New York City for final burial in the St. Paul’s Church graveyard in lower Manhatten, New York City.

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Daughers of the American Revolution Graveyard Marker at Trinity Church, Manhatten

 

 

 

 

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