99. Brigadier-General James Reed (1722-1807)
located on NH 119 at the north end of the Common in Fitzwilliam village, Fitzwilliam, NH

"This veteran Captain of the French and Indian War, born in Woburn, Mass., settled here about 1765 as an original proprietor of Monadnock No. 4, now Fitzwilliam. After the Battle of Lexington, he recruited several companies to form the Third New Hampshire Regiment which aided General Stark at the Battle of Bunker Hill in the Revolutionary War. He was commissioned a Brigadier-General following the siege of Boston and his engagement at the Battle of Ticonderoga."

erected 1975


Fitzwilliam Common

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