Defenders of Fort Griswold · Sept · 6th 1781 ·

Defenders of Fort Griswold · Sept · 6th 1781 · (HMCVS)

Location: Groton, CT 06340 New London County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 21.276', W 72° 4.816'

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British Officer - "Who commands this fort "
Colonel Ledyard - "I did sir, but you do now "

Killed -
Lieut. Col. William Ledyard, Commanding

Capt. Elijah Avery · Capt. Elisha Avery · Lieut. Ebenezer Avery · Ensign Daniel Avery · Serg. Jasper Avery · Serg. Solomon Avery · David Avery · Thomas Avery · Capt. Samuel Allyn · Capt. Simeon Allyn · Belton Allyn · Benadam Allyn · Nathaniel Adams · Capt. Hubbard Burrows · Serg. Ezekiel Bailey · Corp. Andrew Billings · Andrew Baker · John P. Babcock · John Billings · Samuel Billings · William Bolton · John Brown · Jonathan Butler · Lieut. Richard Chapman · Serg. Eldredge Chester · Daniel Chester · Jedidiah Chester · Frederic Chester · John Clark · Elias Colt · Lieut. James Comstock · William Comstock · Philip Covel · Daniel Davis · Daniel Eldredge · Jordan Freeman (negro) · Capt. Elias Henry Halsey · Samuel Hill · John Holt, Jr. · Serg. Rufus Hurlevry · Eliday Jones · Moses Jones · Benoni Kenson · Barney Kinney · Capt. Youngs Ledyard · Capt. Cary Leeds · Lieut. Joseph Lewis · Ensign John Lester · Daniel D. Lester · Jonas Lester · Wait Lester · Thomas Lamb · Lameo Latham (negro) · Capt. Nathan Moore · Corp. Edward Mills · Corp. Simeon Morgan · Thomas Miner · Joseph Moxley · Corp. Luke Perkins, Jr. · David Palmer · Elisha Perkins · Luke Perkins · Asa Perkins · Elnathan Perkins · Simeon Perkins · Capt. Peter Richards · Capt. Adam Shapley · Capt. Amos Stanton · Lieut. Enoch Stanton · Serg. Daniel Stanton · Serg. John Stedman · Serg. Nicholas Starr · Corp. Nathan Sholes · Thomas Starr, Jr. · David Sealury · Capt. John Williams · Lieut. Henry Williams · Lieut. Patrick Ward · Sylvester Walworth · Joseph Wedger · Thomas Williams · Daniel Williams · John Whittlesey · Stephen Whittlesey · Christopher Woodbridge · Henry Woodbridge

- Wounded and Paroled -
Lieut. Parke Avery, Jr. · Ensign Ebenezer Avery · Amos Avery · John Daboll, Jr. · Ensign Charles Eldridge · Daniel Eldridge · Christopher Eldridge · Samuel Edgecomb, Jr. · Andrew Gallup · Robert Gallup · Serg. Stephen Hempstead · Corp. (Jehial) Judd · Capt. William Latham · Capt. Edward Latham · Jonathan Latham, Jr. · Christopher Latham, Jr. · Frederick Moore · John Morgan · Jabish Pendleton · Capt. Solomon Perkins · Lieut. Obadiah Perkins · Ebenezer Perkins · Elisha Prior · Lieut. William Starr · John Starr · Daniel Stanton, Jr. · William Seymour · Samuel Stillman · Edward Stanton · Ensign Jos. Woodmantee · Sanford Williams · Asel Woodworth · Thomas Woodworth · Zibe Woodworth · Tom Wansu (Pequot Indian)

- Prisoners Taken Away -
Serg. Rufus Avery · Caleb Avery · Peter Avery · Samuel Abraham · Joshua Baker · Samuel Beaumont · Walter Buddington · Reuben Bushnell · Charles Chester · Nathan Darrow · Elias Dart · Levi Dart · Gilbert Edgcomb · Daniel Eldridge · Ebenezer Fish · Isaac Morgan · Jermiah Harding · ——— Kilburn · Ebenezer Ledyard · William Latham · Jonathan Minor · Isaac Rowley · Lieut. Jabez Stow · Corp. Josiah Smith · Holsey Sanford · Solomon Tift · Horatio Wales · Thomas Welles

- Escaped -
Benjamin Bill · Joshua Bill · Benajah Holdridge · Samuel W. Jaques · Amos Lester · Cary Leeds · Henry Mason · Japheth Mason · James Morgan · Thomas Mallison · Joseph Moxley, Jr. · Elisha Morgan · John Prentis

- Released -
William Lathan - 12 years of age
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 744246 N 4582235
Decimal Degrees41.35460000, -72.08026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 21.276', W 72° 4.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 21' 16.56" N, 72° 4' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241 Monument St, Groton CT 06340, US
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