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Simsbury Cemetery Revolutionary War Memorial - Simsbury, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 52.484 W 072° 48.132
18T E 682378 N 4638203
Quick Description: Revolutionary War memorial in the Simsbury Cemetery which is the final resting place for several Revolutionary War veterans.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2011 7:14:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMC66G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 6

Long Description:

The memorial is a bronze plaque mounted on a large stone. The plaque is inscribed:

1775 - 1783

We, the people of the Town of Simsbury, do hereby recognized the many hardships and countless sacrifices made by all those brave American Revolutionary Soldiers; especially those from Simsbury,who died for our freedom from England.
We hereby dedicate this bronze memorial plaque as an everlasting tribute to these American heroes, whose gallant and brave efforts brought us to the birth of the United States of America and adoption of the Constitution.
To these courageous countrymen, we are eternally grateful.

 Fifer Daniel Barber
 Private John Fletcher
 Ensign Oliver Humphrey
 Fifer Jihiel Bidwell
 Captain Abel Forward
 Private Richard Humphrey
 Private Benjamin Brewer
 Major John Garritt  Private George Merrill
 Captain John Brown
 Private Dudley Hayes
 Lieutenant Joseph Moore
 Captain Jonathan Buttolph Sr.
 Ensign Carmi Higley
 Private Daniel Moses Sr.
 Private Seth Case
 Private Josiah Highley III
 Private Uriah Pease
 Private Josiah Clark
 Corporal Jedediah Holcomb
 Captain Johahan Pettibone Sr.
 Private Lemuel Colton
 Private Jedediah Holcomb
 Private Samuel Pettibone
 Lieutenant Josheph Cornish
 Major Elihu Humphrey
 Captain Elisha Phelps
 Private Jesse Cosset
 Sea Captain Elijah Humphrey
 Private  Zacheriah Prince
 Private Roger Cossitt
 Private Erastus Humphrey
 Private Thomas Wright

 Below this is the list of people who assisted in the placing of this memorial on November 11, 2005.

Type of Memorial: Plaque

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