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Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Unknown American Soldiers

 
 
Unknown American Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Unknown American Soldiers Marker
Inscription.
The Unknown American Soldiers who perished in the Battles of Saratoga September 19 and October 7, 1777 and were here buried in unmarked graves helped to assure the triumph of the War of Independence, to create the Republic of the United States of America and to establish Liberty throughout the world.
In honor of these patriots and in recognition of the Bicentennial of the birth of George Washington this memorial is erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution of New York State 1931.
 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution of New York State.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 59.16′ N, 73° 38.534′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park, along the auto tour road. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); John Neilson House and Farm (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Marker in Saratoga National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Saratoga National Historical Park
American Encampment and General Headquarters (about 300 feet away); New Hampshire Memorial (about 400 feet away); Bemis Heights (about 400 feet away); Gates Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asa Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Chatfield Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .  Saratoga National Historic Park. The Story of the Battles from the National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Neilson Farm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Marker at the Neilson Farm
The marker is located at the Neilson Farm stop on the tour road in Saratoga National Historic Park, at the site of the fortified American line.
The Neilson House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. The Neilson House
The only original structure remaining on the Saratoga Battlefield, this house served as the Headquarters for Generals Enoch Poor and Benedict Arnold. It is located near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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