Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Soldiers of the American Revolution
Elisha Raymond was born in 1761. In 1776, at age 15, he enlisted in the Rhode Island Militia and completed seven tours of duty. In 1835, he moved to Racine where he died in 1842.
Lot Search served for short periods from 1777-1779. Born in 1762, Search first enlisted at age 15. He served in three New Jersey regiments and fought at Monmouth. In 1843, he moved to Racine and died in 1851.
Ebenezer Whiting was born in 1761 in New York. He served one year in a Massachusetts regiment. Whiting died in Racine in 1836 and was buried in the Root River Cemetery. His exact gravesite has never been found.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Wisconsin Historical Society series lists.
Location. 42° 43.186′ N, 87° 48.869′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker can be reached from 12th Street 0.1 miles north of Washington Avenue. Marker is located in Mound Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1147 West Boulevard, Racine WI 53403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mound Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Joe (about 600 feet away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); 32nd 'Red Arrow' Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Engine House No. 3 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Racine City Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.