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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning a monument to Francis Nash
United States. Continental Congress
November 04, 1777
Volume 11, Page 799

[Journals of Congress, Vol. II. p. 312.]

Tuesday, November 4th, 1777.

Resolved, That his excellency, governor Caswell of North Carolina, be requested to erect a monument of the value of 500 dollars, at the expense of the United States, in honour of the memory of brigadier-general Francis Nash, who fell in the battle of Germantown, on the 4th day of October, 1777, bravely contending for the independence of his country.