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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lt. Col John Harris Cruger

 
 
Lt. Col John Harris Cruger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Lt. Col John Harris Cruger Marker
Inscription.

Born to wealth and power, he was
forced to hide in the swamps of Long
Island until British forces landed.
He led the 1st Battalion of Delancey's
Loyalists and fought in both battles
of Savannah and many other engage-
ments. At war's end his property
seized, he emigrated to England where
he spent the rest of his days.

 
Erected by Stone placed by Richard and Tania Mopper.
 
Location. 32° 4.553′ N, 81° 6.032′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street). Click for map. Located between Louisville Road and West Harris Street (Between Savannah Visitor Center and Savannah Roundhouse Museum, in the Battlefield Memorial Park). Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Brandt (here, next to this marker); Joel Lane (here, next to this marker); Major General Anthony Wayne (here, next to this marker); Charles Pidcock (here, next to this marker); Robert Morris
Lt. Col John Harris Cruger Marker at the Memorial To The American Revolution image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Lt. Col John Harris Cruger Marker at the Memorial To The American Revolution






(here, next to this marker); Lt. Ambrose Gordon (here, next to this marker); Col. John Jones (here, next to this marker); Lt Joseph Lawton (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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