Captain Josiah Crosby (1730-1793) Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell (1742-1832)
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N 42° 48.921 W 071° 38.708
19T E 283749 N 4743703
Quick Description: An historical marker discussing two New Hamspire Veterans from the foundings of our nation.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2006 8:36:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMCF0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
These two Revolutionary soldiers were settlers near here in the town of Monson (afterward Amherst, now Milford). Captain Crosby served with distinction at Bunker Hill and marched in defense of Ticonderoga in 1777 and of Rhode Island in 1778. He also served Amherst as moderator, selectman, and representative to the General Court. Lieutenant Maxwell had the unusual record for a New Hampshire resident of participating in the Boston Tea Party, Battle of Lexington - Concord, and the Battle of Bunker Hill. He returned to Massachusetts and later migrated west and served in the War of 1812.

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Marker Name: Captain Josiah Crosby (1730-1793) Lieutenant Thompson Maxwell (1742-1832)

Official Marker Number: 133

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Milford

Date Marker Established: 1979

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