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Names of the Wounded.
 
Paroled and Left at Home.
 
"A particular Account of the Men that were Wounded at Fort Griswold, in the Battle with the British, on the 6th of September, 1781, who were Paroled by Captain Bloomfield, and Ebenzer Ledyard, Esq., was taken as Hostage to see them forthcoming, if called for." In the presence of Rufus Avery.

Lieutenant Parke Avery Jr., lost one eye...…………………..Groton

Ensign Ebenezer Avery, in the head...………………….........Groton

Amos Avery, in the hand...……………….................…........Groton

John Daboll, Jr., in the hand...…………………....................Groton

Ensign Charles Eldridge, knee...………………….................Groton

Daniel Eldridge, in the face...…………………......................Groton

Christopher Eldridge, in the face...…………………..............Groton

Samuel Edgcomb, Jr., in the hand...…………………............Groton

Andrew Gallop*, in the hip...…………………......................Groton

Robert Gallop*, in the body...…………………....................Groton

Sergeant Stephan Hempstead, in the body....................New London

Corporal (Jehial) Judd, in the knee.........................................Hebron

Captain William Latham, in the thigh...……………................Groton

Captain Edward Latham, in the body...………………...........Groton

Jonathan Latham, Jr.*, body...…………………....................Groton

Christopher Latham, Jr., body...………………….................Groton

Fredrick Moore1, body...…………………...........................Groton

John Morgan, in the knee...………………….........................Groton

Jabish Pendleton, in the hand...…………………....................Groton

Captain Soloman Perkins, in the face...…………………........Groton

Lieutenant Obediah Perkins, in the face...………………........Groton

Ebenezer Perkins, in the face...…………………....................Groton

Elisha Prior, in the arm...…………………..............................Groton

Lieutenant William Starr, in the breast...………………...........Groton

John Starr*, in the arm...………………….............................Groton

Daniel Stanton, Jr., in the body...........................................Stonington

William Seymour, lost his leg.................................................Hartford

Ensign Jos. Woodmansee, lost one eye...……………….........Groton

Sanford Williams, in the body...…………………....................Groton

Asel Woodworth, in the neck...…………………....................Groton

Thomas Woodworth, in the leg...…………………..................Groton

Zibe Woodworth, in the knee...…………………....................Groton

 

ADDITIONAL NAMES NOT ON AVERY’S LIST, BUT IN THAT PRINTED BY MR. HARRIES

 

Samuel Stillman, arm and thigh...............................................Saybrook

Tom Wansuc (Pequot Indian) bayonet stab in the neck..............Groton

Edward Stanton, in the body.................................................Stonington

* The name is in the original manuscript, but has never been given in any printed list.--A
 
1.  Fredrick Wave first appeared in Rathburn's Narrative, before alluded to, and was copied by Mr. Harris.  The original manuscript list of paroled wounded is that of Rufus Avery, in which this name is Fredrick Moore.  Though carelessly written, anyone can see the same reading which gave us Wave, should have given us Wavegan or Morgan.  Fredrick Moore drew a pension.  I have put him in the place of Wavgan who has for a century taken the honors due to Moore, who lost a house on Groton Bank by the fire.  No trace of Wave can be found.  He seems to have disappeared as completely as his namesakes after a gale.