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Dedicated to the men and women of Wyoming, who served in the defense of their country
They gave their all for their country and fellowman "May They Rest In Peace" World War I 1917-1918 John Calvey · Edward Hornby · Alexander Sevenski World War II 1941-1945 Frank L. Alberts · John M. Benowski &mid…
Nearby on July 3, 1778, 300 patriots under Col. Zebulon Butler were defeated by 1100 British, Tories, and Indians with Maj. Gen. John Butler. Captives were massacred; survivors fled to Forty Fort.
On the night of July 3, 1778, after the Battle of Wyoming, fourteen or more captive American soldiers were murdered here by a maul wielded by a revengeful Indian woman, traditionally but not certainly identified as "Queen Esther."
Between 4 and 5 o'clock in the afternoon of July 3, 1778, an American force of about 300 men, led by Col. Zebulon Butler, Col. Nathan Denison, Lieut. Col. George Dorrance and Major Jonathan Garrett formed in line of battle east and west of this sp…