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

Heroes of the American Revolution

 
 
Heroes of the American Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. Heroes of the American Revolution Marker
Inscription.
To the memory of the Heroes of the
American Revolution
1771 – 1783
buried in this churchyard

Maj. Gen. Seth Pomeroy • Col. James Thompson • Col. Samuel Drake • Lieut. Col. Gilbert Drake • Capt. Jasper Drake • Capt. Joshua Drake • Capt. Samuel Haight • Capt. James Mandeville • Lieut. Daniel Birdsall • Lieut. John Mandeville • Sgt. John Gilbert • Corp. James Croft
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John Barrett • Daniel Wm. Birdsall • Isaac Briggs • John Concklin • Richard Curry • Stephen Curry • Abraham Depew • Jeremiah Drake • William Drake • Jonathan Ferris • Reuben Fowler • Caleb Hall • Caleb Hall, Jr. • Samuel Hall • Peletiah Haws • Solomon Haws • Seth Haws • John Jones • Edward Lascells • Abraham Lent • Isaac Lent • John Paulding • James Spock • Joseph Travis • John Turner • John Valentine

Erected by the Daughters of the
Revolution, State of New York
October 29, 1927

 
Erected 1927 by Daughters of the Revolution from the State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 18.832′ N, 73° 54.021′ 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 in Hillside Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Marker in Hillside Cemetery
. Marker is located in front of Old St. Peter’s Church in Hillside Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cortland NY 13045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War (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 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 SitesHeroesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old St. Peter’s Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Old St. Peter’s Church
The marker is seen here in front of the 1767 St. Peter’s Church.
Grave of John Paulding image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
4. Grave of John Paulding
One of the heroes mentioned on the marker is John Paulding. Paulding was among the trio that captured British spy Maj. John Andre who conspired with Benedict Arnold to capture West Point. His grave is marked by the oblisk in the photo.
 
 
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 904 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on May 13, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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