General Casimir Pulaski (statue)
|General Casimir Pulaski|
|Dimensions||4.6 m × 3.7 m (15 ft × 12 ft)|
|Location||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Owner||National Park Service|
General Casimir Pulaski
|Area||less than one acre|
|Part of||American Revolution Statuary.|
|NRHP reference #||78000256|
|Added to NRHP||July 14, 1978|
The inscriptions read:
Base, Left Side:
(Base, Back Rounded End:)
Brigadier General US
Marshal General Poland
Base, Right Side:
Base, Front Rounded End:
Fell in Battle at Savannah
The Bronze Equestrian Statue of
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski,
Portrays the Revolutionary War Hero In
The Uniform of a Polish Cavalry Commander.
Born in Wniary, Poland on March 4, 1748
To a Noble Family, Pulaski Gained
Prominence in Europe for His Role In
Defending Liberty in Poland. Excited By
The Struggle of the Emerging American
Republic, Pulaski Joined in Its Fight
For Independence, Arriving in Boston
In July, 1777.
Pulaski Was given a Commission As
Brigadier General and Chief of Cavalry
In Command of All Cavalry of the American
Forces. He Was Present at Germantown,
Pennsylvania and Led His Legion At
Haddonfield, New Jersey; Egg Harbor,
New Jersey; Charleston, South Carolina;
And Savannah, Georgia.
At Savannah, Pulaski Was Mortally
Wounded and Was Taken Aboard The
American Brig, Wasp, Where He Died And
Was Buried at Sea, on October 11, 1779.
He Was 31 Years Old.
The Statue Was Designed by The
Sculptor Kazimierz Chodzinski And
Architect Albert R. Ross. It Was
Erected in 1910.
- National Park Service (July 9, 2010). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "American Revolution Statuary". National Park Service. July 14, 1978. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
- "General Casimir Pulaski, (sculpture)". SIRIS
- Media related to General Casimir Pulaski (Chodzinski) at Wikimedia Commons