Brigadier General Enoch Poor - Exeter
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N 42° 59.380 W 070° 56.952
19T E 341095 N 4761510
Quick Description: A marker celebrating a Revolutionary War officer.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2006 3:16:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMRTR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Text of Marker:

Brigadier General Enoch Poor
Born in Andover, Mass., June 21, 1736, Enoch Poor
settled in Exeter, becoming a successful mer-
chant and ship-builder. In 1775 he was appointed
colonel in the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment.
Poor was at Stillwater, Saratoga, and Monmouth,
and served under Washington, Sullivan, and
Lafayette. Congress commissioned him Brigadier
General in 1777. Mortally wounded in a duel
fought September 8, 1781, he was buried in
the First Reformed Churchyard in Hackensack,
New Jersey.

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Marker Name: Brigadier General Enoch Poor

Official Marker Number: 131

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Exeter

Date Marker Established: 1979

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