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Revolutionary Soldiers

 
 
Revolutionary Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
1. Revolutionary Soldiers Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the
Revolutionary Soldiers buried in
Connecticut Farms (Union) New Jersey

John Allen • Daniel Baker Sr. • Daniel Baker Jr. • Elijah Baker • Moses Baker • Ethan Baldwin • John N. Baldwin • Lewis Baldwin • Thomas Baldwin • Timothy Ball • Joseph Bonnel • Matthias Brant • Asher Brown • Joseph Brown • Stephen Brown • Adam Brokaw • Joseph Bruen • Matthias Burnett • James Carpenter • Hope Carpenter • David Clark • John Clark • David Crane • Josiah Crane • Obadiah Crane • Joseph Davis • Amos Day Jr. • George M. Deeds • David Earl • Edward Earl • Caleb Halstead • John T. Headley • Samuel Headly • Stephen Headly • Daniel Higgins • James Higgins • John Kingham • John C. Lum • Henry Lyon • Aaron Meeker • Aaron Meeker • Michael Meeker • James Meeker • John Mulford • Samuel Norris • Daniel Osborn • Elias Osborn Sr. • Elias Osborn Jr. • Henry Osborn • Michael Osborn • John Potter Sr. • John Potter Jr. • Matthias Potter • Daniel Sayre • Jacob Searing • Joseph Shipman • Samuel Smith • Aaron Thompson • Carmon Thompson • Hezekiah Thompson • John Thompson • Moses Thompson • Charles Townley • John Townley • Jonas Wade • Robert Wade • Benjamin Watkins • Cornelius Williams • Jediah Williams • Josiah Woodruff Jr. • Ichabod Woodruff

 
Erected 1935 by Daughters of the American
Marker in Union, NJ image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
2. Marker in Union, NJ
The marker is seen here on the north side of the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church.
Revolution - Abraham Clark Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.581′ N, 74° 16.403′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker can be reached from Stuyvesant Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the north side of the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Connecticut Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Connecticut Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Square (about 600 feet away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
3. Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church
This church was burned by the British on June 7, 1780 during the Battle of Springfield. George Washington made his headquarters here the following day, after the retreat of the British and Hessian troops.
Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
4. Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church Cemetery
The graves of many Revolutionary Soldiers can be seen here in the graveyard of the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church. The large stone seen on the right marks the mass grave of British and Hessian soldiers who died during the Battle of Springfield.
Grave of Sgt. James Carpenter image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
5. Grave of Sgt. James Carpenter
James Carpenter was a Sergeant in the Essex County Militia in the Revolutionary War.
Grave of Pvt. Lewis Baldwin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
6. Grave of Pvt. Lewis Baldwin
Private Baldwin served in the Essex County Militia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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