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 Five Unknown British Soldiers of the American Revolutionary War

Five Unknown British Soldiers of the American Revolutionary War

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Death 19 Apr 1775
Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7409044 · View Source
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Five British soldiers killed during the retreat from Concord on the first day of the American Revolution. Ephraim and Elizabeth Hartwell, who owned the Hartwell Tavern on Battle Road, gave these soldiers a proper burial in Elizabeth's family plot. She was the only mourner at the funeral.


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Five
British Soldiers
slain April 19, 1775
were buried here.

Erected by the
Town of Lincoln
1884


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  • Created by: Eric Thomsen
  • Added: 3 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7409044
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Five Unknown British Soldiers of the American Revolutionary War (unknown–19 Apr 1775), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7409044, citing Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Eric Thomsen (contributor 29506898) .