New Hampshire Appeal to Hon. Meshech Weare, Chief State Official Valley Forge January 21, 1778 "...Duty obligates me to observe to you the present situation of your soldiers ... Paint to yourself, this their ragged suffering condition... they lookup to me for relief, and it is not in my power to affort them any..." From Enoch Poor, Brig. Gen' 1. Commanding New Hampshire Forces (Erected by the State of New Hampshire) DESCRIPTION: Granite with bronze plaque, 4' x 5' x 16". DONOR & DATE: The State of New Hampshire, 1970. HISTORICAL DATA: The three New Hampshire regiments at Valley Forge, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Regiments, suffered dearly at the encampment due to the distance between them and their source of supply and they were plagued with severe shortages throughout the winter.
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