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 Samuel Croley

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Samuel Croley

Original Name Samuel Crowley
Birth
Death 10 Oct 1774 (aged 32–33)
Burial Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 4973 View Source
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Military Figure. He was the first american killed in the Revolutionary War. He died in the first battle of the Revolution. The monument which carries the Crowley name is located at the Battleground at the place where the Great Kanawha River flows into the Ohio. That is called Point Pleasant and is now a park, site of a battle on 10 Oct 1774 between a coalition of 800 Shawnee, Mingo & Delaware against Virginia forces under Colonel Andrew Lewis. About 51 Virginians were killed that day.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Mar 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 4973
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4973/samuel-croley : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Croley (c.1741–10 Oct 1774), Find a Grave Memorial ID 4973, citing Pioneer Cemetery, Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .