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 John Prentice Babcock

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John Prentice Babcock

Birth
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 6 Sep 1781 (aged 30)
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 51461824 View Source
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Died in the Battle of Fort Griswold. Son of Isaac Babcock and Mary Worden. Stone inscription is as follows;

Inscription:
In
Memory of
JOHN P BABCOCK
who died
Sept 6 1781
Aged 30 Yr's
who together with a small
army of Americans in
Ft. Griswold withstood
an assault made by a
Detachment of
British troops
being overcome
by superior numbers
he was slain
Sept 6 1781
AE 30 years


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