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

12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers

 
 
12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
1. 12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
1776             1906

In grateful
remembrance
of the services of
twelve unknown
Revolutionary soldiers
who lie buried here.
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This monument
is erected by
Fort Oswego Chapter
Daughters of
the American Revolution
July 2, 1906

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Fort Oswego Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 43° 28.115′ N, 76° 30.367′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is on E 4th Street. Marker is located in the Fort Ontario Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego NY 13126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Patriots Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Post Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Those Buried At Fort Ontario (within shouting
12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
2. 12 Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers Marker
distance of this marker); From the Hearth of America Come the Heart of America (within shouting distance of this marker); British Invasion (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Ontario State Historic Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holocaust Survivors (about 400 feet away); African Troops at Fort Ontario (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Monument in Fort Ontario Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
3. Monument in Fort Ontario Cemetery
Grave of Unknown Soldier   1776 - 1783 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2014
4. Grave of Unknown Soldier   1776 - 1783
The grave of one of the 12 unknown Revolutionary War soldiers is seen here.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 412 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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