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Maryland Society, Sons of the  American Revolution

Our Monumental Achievements:

Nicholas Ruxton Moore Marker

Location

Oxon Hill Manor

6901 Oxon Hill Road

20745 Oxon Hill, MD

United States

38° 47' 38.1624" N, 77° 0' 23.3208" W

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Maryland US


Inscription:


He commanded “Baltimore Light Dragoons” during the Revolution, attaining rank of Captain. He took active part in suppression of Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, and that year purchased “Bosley’s Adventure,” a 350-acre farm west of Roland’s Run (north of present Lake Roland). Member of State Legislature 1801–1802, he served in Congress 1803–1811 and 1813–1815. As a Lieutenant Colonel at outbreak of War of 1812, he was appointed Commandant of 6th Regiment Cavalry District of Maryland. His grave near Circle and Ruxton Roads is no longer marked.


Erected By:

The Colonel Nicholas Ruxton Moore Chapter


Original Source(s):

Bill Pfingsten via. HMdb.org (link is external)

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