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Cortlandt Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

 
 
French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War Marker
Inscription.
We remember
these French Soldiers who gave
their lives for our independence
in our old St. Peter’s building
years 1781 – 1782

Lieutenant de Mauvis • Jean Bonnair • Jean Joseph Paquay • Alexis Labrue • Joseph Duguin • Georges Mochl • Claude-Pierre Dumageot • Philippe Mortagne

 
Location. 41° 18.831′ N, 73° 54.019′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Oregon Road and Locust Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Old St. Peter’s Church in Hillside Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroes of the American Revolution (here, next to this marker); Site of St. Peter’s Church (here, next to this marker); 160th Anniversary of St. Peter’s (a few steps from this marker); Old Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Old Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake (within shouting
Marker in Hillside Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Marker in Hillside Cemetery
The French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War marker can be seen here in front of Old St. Peter’s Church.
distance of this marker); Saint Peter’s Churchyard & Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cortlandt Manor.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Old St. Peter's Church
Old St. Peter’s Church, dating from 1767, was used as an Army hospital by French General Rochambeau in 1781-82, before and after the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on May 13, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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