William Richardson-Glipin's Point, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 48.600 W 075° 53.802
18S E 422145 N 4296074
Quick Description: Tomb of William Richardson Patriot
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2019 4:59:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM11F4A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
Views: 1

Long Description:
William Richardson-Tomb of William Richardson Patriot.
Col. of the Flying Camp of the Maryland Line-Hero of battles of Long Island and Harlem Heights 1776

Erected by Caroline County Historical Society.

Maryland Historical Marker-Colonel William Richardson
Born 1735, died 1825-Member Maryland Assembly 1773–76. Introduced bill forming Caroline County 1774 of which he was one of the Commissioners. Colonel of the “Flying Camp” of the Eastern Shore 1776. Fought at Harlem Heights. First Colonel 5th Maryland Regiment. Moved Continental Treasury from Philadelphia to Baltimore 1777. Helped suppress Tory rebellions in lower Eastern Shore. Presidential Elector 1789–1793. Lived and lies buried at Gilpin’s Point.
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 1735

Date of Death: 1825

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
Tomb of William Richardson Patriot Col. of the Flying Camp of the Maryland Line Hero of battles of Long Island and Harlem Heights 1776


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