Maryland 400

MD 400: Gen. William Smallwood's 175th Infantry Regiment

Gen. William Smallwood's 175th Infantry Regiment departure from Annapolis enroute to the Battle of Brooklyn Heights on 10th of July 1776 to join Gen. Washington.  

Artist Alfred Wordsworth Thompson; painted in 1876 in commemoration of the Bicentennial Anniversary of American Independence.

For Further Reading; The American Heritage New Illustrated History Of The United States, Vol. 3 —The Revolution, Dell Publishing, 1963.

Battle of Brooklyn Heights Bus Trip

Please see the link below which includes the photos taken yesterday, August 20th, during the MDSSAR sponsored trip to Brooklyn to commemorate the sacrifices made by the soldiers from Maryland during the Battle Of Brooklyn (aka Battle of Brooklyn Heights and Battle of Long Island) in August 1776.

This excellent and important event was coordinated by our own Chapter member and MDSSAR 3rd VP Tim Mallory. The ceremony included the placing of the Maryland Society wreath by MDSSAR President William Smithson at the “Maryland 400” monument.

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