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American Revolution Patriot Graves
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Description:
This category will identify the graves of "Patriots" of the American Revolution. This category is intended to identify graves of those who supported our struggle for independance in a non-military capacity.
Expanded Description:
"Patriots" as defined by the SAR:
Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Member of any of the Continental Congresses

One who rendered material aid, such as
furnishing supplies with or without remuneration
lending money to the Colonies, munitions makers, and gunsmiths
any other material aid which furthered the Cause

Members of the
Boston Tea Party
Kaskaskia Campaign
Galvez Expedition
Cherokee Expedition
Edenton Tea Party

Defenders of forts and frontiers; rangers.

Non-military prisoners of war, including those on the British ship "Old Jersey," and other prison ships.

Physician, surgeon, nurse, or others rendering aid to the wounded.

Civil service under the Colonies from April 19, 1775, to November 26, 1783, inclusive

Member of committees made necessary by the war, such as
Committee of Correspondence
Committee of Inspection and Safety
Committee to care for soldiers' families
or any other Committees which furthered the cause of the Colonies from six months before the Battle of Point Pleasant.

Any pledge to support the cause of the Colonies, such as signing the
Oath of Fidelity and Support
Oath of Allegiance
Articles of Association
Association Test

Signers of
the Mecklenburg Declaration, 1775
the Albemarle, Virginia, Declaration
and similar declarations.

Signers of petitions addressed to and recognizing the authority of the provisional and new state governments.

Persons accepting obligations or acting under direction of the provisional and new state governments, such as persons directed to hold elections, to oversee road construction, to collect provisions, etc.

Ministers known to be in sympathy with the Colonies, either by sermon, speech, or action.

...otherwise any civilian who put themselves in harm's way by supporting the struggle for independence.
Instructions for Posting a American Revolution Patriot Graves Waymark:
Please provide an ORIGINAL photo, and historical significance/background of the Patriot. Please do NOT include yourself or GPSr in the photo. We hope that you will share these photos and coordinates with your local organizations of specific interest such as the SAR, DAR, etc.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post an origional photo of the specific grave in question. Feel free to photograph new angles or apsects of the site. Include any history not included in the inital waymark.
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American Revolution Patriot GravesSILAS TOWNE - REVOLUTIONARY SPY

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This is the gravesite of Silas Towne, a man in the right place at the right time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy

location: New York

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 10/19/2018

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American Revolution Patriot GravesDr. John Cochran - Utica, NY

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Grave site of Dr John Cochran, who was Director General of the Military Hospitals of the United States in the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 12/22/2016

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesGeneral Caleb Hyde - Whitney Point, Y

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Caleb Hyde was a delegate from Lenox to the third Provincial Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesRobert Harpur - Harpursville, NY

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"On July 8, 1775 the first Provincial Congress ... in New York City. Harpur was a member and was appointed to procure cloth from France to make Colonial uniforms". "New York Congress, with Harpur ..., ratified the Declaration of Independence"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/26/2017

last visited: never

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