The monument was to honor the memory of Revolutionary War Brigadier General Richard Montgomery. He was killed during an assault on
on 31 December
1775. Jean Jacques Caffieri was commissioned to create the monument, which was
finished in 1778. The monument is located at Quebec St. Paul’s
Chapel in . New York City
Public Domain image from Wikipedia
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015