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Sons of the American Revolution

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Born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1733.His Scothch-Irish parents brought family here to Greenwich Township in 1747.Never married and died in Hunterdon Co., Nov. 4, 1796 and buried in this churchyard.Always a Soldier, from Private to General.With Braddock at…
In Remembrance of the Soldiers ofthe War for American Independencewho are buried in these grounds.—————Erected by the Passaic Valley Chapterof the New Jersey Society Sons of theAmerican Revolution.————&m…
[Top Inscription on Marker]Dedicated to those militiamen who wereburied in the magazine and the surrounding battlefieldon OCTOBER 11, 1774 Col. Charles Lewis, Col. John Field, Capt. Thomas Buford,Cpt. Robert McClenachan, Capt. John Murray, Cpt. James War…
Up the hill on the left lies patriot Dr. Stephen Tainter, born October 13, 1760, in Westborough, Massachusetts. He first enlisted in December 1776, at the age of sixteen, as a drummer with Captain Kimball's company in Colonel Sparhawk's Massachusetts regime…
Here occurred the first engagement between the Continentals and the British Troops when they invaded Connecticut, April - 25 - 1777
Site ofFrench Fort de la Presqu'Isle - 1753British Fort Presque Isle - 1760
23 April 1781 American Forcesled byBrig. Gen. Francis Marion"The Swamp Fox"South Carolina Malitia - Commander[Marion picture included] LTC Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee Lee's Legion British Forces led by Lt. James McKay64th Regt of Foot
Sacred to the memory of Brig. Gen.Francis Marionwho departed this life, on the 27th of February, 1795, in the sixty-third year of his age; deeply regretted by all his fellow citizensHistory will record his worth, and rising generations embalm his memory, as…
Near this House of Godencamped General Washingtonand his armyin 1778In grateful tribute to the memory of the patriots who sleep in the adjacent church yard and to the men and women of this community who assisted so valiantly in the establishment of American…
TheRochambeauRoute1781 - 82In the VicinityFrench Troops UnderDuc De LauzonEnroute From NewportTo YorktownEncamped DuringJune 29 ThroughJuly 1st 1781Erected by TheSons of the American Revolution Gen. Gold Selleck Silliman BranchBridgeport, CT
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