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Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Soldiers of the American Revolution

 
 
Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker - Side A image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 27, 2010
1. Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker - Side A
Inscription. Three American Revolution patriots rest in this cemetery. A fourth soldier is also recognized here.

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.
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At Age 19, Rufus Carver joined the militiamen and marched to Cambridge following the Battle of Lexington in 1775. He also was at the Battle of Breedís Hill. Around 1838, Carver and his family moved to East Troy, where he died at the age of 85.

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.
 
Erected 2005 by Wisconsin State Historical Society, Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution, George Washington Endowment Fund. (Marker Number 492.)
 
Marker series.
Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker - Side B image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 27, 2010
2. Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker - Side B
This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located in Mound Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1147 West Boulevard, Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
 
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.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 27, 2010
3. Soldiers of the American Revolution Marker
Marker can be seen on the left across the bridge as you enter the cemetery.
Ebenezer Whiting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 27, 2010
4. Ebenezer Whiting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 42 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.
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