Charlestown Revolutionary War Memorial

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Charlestown Revolutionary War Memorial

Location
Winthrop Square
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
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Memorial plaques honoring
American Soldiers killed June 17, 1775.

Prescott's Regiment
Parker's Company
Joseph Minott - Westford
Jonathan Hadley
Peter Fisk - Groton
David Kemp
John Gordon - Stow

Patch's Company
Jonathan Bate - Winchendon
Jonas Looker - Sudbury

Lawrence's Company
James Dodge - Groton
Stephen Foster
Abraham Blood
Benjamin Wood
Simon Hobart
Robert Parker

Farwell's Company
Jonathan Jenkins - Groton

Dow's Company
Sergt. Nathan Blood - Hollis, N.H.
Phineas Nevers
Thomas Wheat Jr.
Peter Poor
Isaac Hobart
Jacob Boynton

Moors' Company
Sergt. Benjamin Prescott - Groton
Ebenezer Youngman - Hollis, N.H.
Thomas Colbourn - Dunstable

Gilbert's Company
Peter Whitcomb - Littleton
Benjamin Dole
John Lawrence
James Whitemore
Isaac Whitcomb
Archibald McIntosh - Brookline, N.H.
James Coneck

Corey's Company
Chambers Corey - Groton
Daniel McGrath - Amherst

Wyman's Company
Oliver Stevens - Townsend
John Gibson - Fitchburg
Caesar Bason - Westford
Amos Wheeler - Ashby

Nutting's Company
Nathaniel Parker - Pepperell
William Warrin
Edmund Peers
Wainwright Fisk
Ebenezer Laughton
Jeremiah Shattuck

Maxwell's Company
Jesse Corless - Deerfield
Ebenezer Faills - Charlemont
Aaron Barr - Meryfield

"Blandishments will not fascinate us, nor will threats of a halter intimidate;
for under God, we are determined that wheresover, whensoever, or howesoever
we shall be called on to make our exit, we will die free men." Quincy


"The Blood of our fathers, let it not have been shed in vain." Webster

New Hampshire troops
Reed's Regiment
Thomas' Company
Isaac Adams - Rindge
George Carlton
Jonathan Lovejoy

Mann's Company
Joseph Blood - Mason
Ebenezer Blood Jr

Spaulding's Company
David Carleton - Lyndeborough

Crosby's Company
John Cole - Amherst
James Hutchinson

Hind's Company
John Davis - Chesterfield

Marcy's Company
Joseph Farwell - Charlestown
James Patten
John Melvin
Benjamin Chamberlain

Hutchin's Company
Parker Hills - Candia

Towne's Company
David Scott - Peterborough

Walker's Company
Paul Clogston - Nashua
Asa Cram - Wilton
Jonathan Gray
Jason Russell - Nashua
Oliver Wood

Stark's Regiment
Scott's Company
Paul Caldwell - Londonderry
William French - Nelson
Jonas Howe - Marlborough
Joseph Taylor - Peterborough

Woodbury's Company
Thomas Collins - Windham
Moses Poor

Richards Company
Caleb Dalton

Abbot's Company
William Mitchell - Concord

Kinsman's Company
John Manuel - Bow

Stiles' Company
Sergt. Asahel Nims - Keene

Hutchins' Company
George Shannon - Canterbury

Dearborn's Company
William McCrillis - Nottingham

Moore's Company
Joseph Broderick

The American troops engaged numbered 1500, and their loss was 140 killed, 271 wounded, 30 prisoners.
The British forces exceeded 2000, of which 35 officers and 191 rank and file were killed; 122 officers and 706 rank and file were wounded.
The American troops were mainly from Massachusetts, bravely assisted by two regiments from New Hampshire, and a small force from Connecticut.
Prescott and Putnam shared the honors of the day.

GPS Coordinates: 42.37458, -71.06018

  • Added: 23 Sep 2016
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