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Information is from the book The Battle of Groton Heights that was originally printed in 1931 for the Seisquicentennial Anniversary of the battle, and reprinted in its entirety in 1998 by The Friends of Fort Griswold. 

Names of the Heroes who Fell at Fort Griswold

September 6th, 1781

Collected and Alphabetically Arranged by Charles Allyn*

 

Lieutenance-Colonel William Ledyard, Commanding

Captain Elijah Avery…………………………………….………Groton

Captain Elisha Avery……………………………………………Groton

Lieutenant Ebenezer Avery…………..………………….………Groton

Ensign Daniel Avery…………………………………….………Groton

Sergeant Christopher Avery………….....………………………Groton

Sergeant Soloman Avery………………..……………………...Groton

David Avery……………………...……..……………………...Groton

Thomas Avery……………………………..…………………...Groton

Captain Samuel Allyn……………Ledyard…………..………....Groton

Captain Simeon Allyn……………Ledyard………………..…....Groton

Belton Allyn……………………...Ledyard………..…………...Groton

Benadam Allyn…………………..Ledyard…….………………Groton

Nathanial Adams………………..……………………………...Groton

Captain Hubbard Burrows………..…………………………….Groton

Sergeant Ezekial Bailey…………..……..………………………Groton

Corporal Andrew Billings………..Ledyard.…………………….Groton

Andrew Baker…………………....Ledyard….………………...Groton

John P. Bacbock…………………………….…..……………..Groton

John Billings…………………………….………..……………..Groton

Samuel Billings…………………………….……..……………..Groton

William Bolton…………………………….……..……………..Groton

John Brown…………………………….……..………………..Groton

Jonathan Butler…………………………….……..…………….Groton

Lieutenant Richard Chapman…………………………….……...Groton

Sergeant Eldredge Chester…………………………….……..…Groton

Daniel Chester…………………………….……..……………..Groton

Jedediah Chester…………………………….……..…………..Groton

Frederic Chester…………………………….……..…………...Groton

John Clark…………………………………..……..…..…New London

Elias Coit1…………………………………..……..….…..New London

Lieutenant James Cornstock…….………….……..………New London

William Comstock…………………………….……..……….Saybrook

Philip Covell……………………….……….……..…………….Groton

Daniel Davis……………………….……….……..…………….Groton

Daniel Eldredge2…………………………….……..…………....Groton

Jordan Freeman (colored)………………….……..……………..Groton

Captain Elias Henry Halsey3….…..……….……..……….....Long Island

Samuel Hill………………………Ledyard………….……….….Groton

John Holt, Jr. ………………………..…….……..……….New London

Sergeant Rufus Hulbert…….........Ledyard…………………....…Groton

Benoni Kenson……………………………………………New London

Barney Kinney4……………………………………………New London

Captain Young Ledyard…………………….…………………....Groton

Captain Cary Leeds5……………………………………………..Groton

Lieutenant Joseph Lewis…………Ledyard……………………....Groton

Ensign John Lester6…....................Ledyard……………………...Groton

Daniel D. Lester……………………………………………….…Groton

Wait Lester………………………………………………………Groton

Thomas Lamb……………………………………………………Groton

Lambo Lathem (colored) ………………………..……………….Groton

Captain Nathan Moore……………………………...…………...Groton

Corporal Edward Mills…………………………………………..Groton

Corporal Simeon Morgan………...Ledyard……………………..Groton

Thomas Miner7…………………...Ledyard……………………..Groton

Joseph Moxley…………………...Ledyard……………………..Groton

Corporal Luke Perkins, Jr. …….....Ledyard…………………….Groton

David Palmer……………………………………………………Groton

Elisha Perkins………………….....Ledyard……………………..Groton

Luke Perkins……………………...Ledyard…………………….Groton

Asa Perkins………………..……...Ledyard…………………….Groton

Elnathan Perkins…………..……...Ledyard……………………..Groton

Simeon Perkins…………………...Ledyard…………………….Groton

Captain Peter Richards….………………………………...New London

Captain Adam Shapley….………………………………...New London

Captain Amos Stanton…………....Ledyard…………………….Groton

Lieutenant Enoch Stanton………………………………..…..Stonington

Sergeant Daniel Stanton………………………………….….Stonington

Sergeant John Stedman………......Ledyard………………….….Groton

Sergeant Nicholas Starr…………………………….....………...Groton

Corporal Nathan Sholes……….....Ledyard………………….….Groton

Thomas Starr, Jr. ……………………………...………………...Groton

David Seabury……………………………...…………………...Groton

Captain John Williams……………………………...…………....Groton

Lieutenant Henry Williams……....Ledyard……………………....Groton

Lieutenant Patric Ward……………………………...………......Groton

Sylvester Walmorth……………………………...……………...Groton

Joseph Wedger…………………...Ledyard…………………….Groton

Thomas Williams……………………………...………….......Stonington

Daniel Williams……………………………...……..………....Saybrook

John Whittlesey……………………………...…………..…....Saybrook

Christopher Woodbridge……………………………...………...Groton

Henry Woodbridge……………………………...………….…...Groton

Total, 88.

 

 

1.  On the monument slab as Ellis

2.  Wounded; carried away prisoner; returned sick, and died December 11th.  not on the Monument.

3.  On the monument as Henry Halsey.

4.  On the monyment Kenny.

5.  This man was wounded, and died December 28th.  Not on the monument.

6.  On monument Daniel C.

7.  On the tombstone Minard, which seems to be an error, as his descent is from Clement Miner.

 

Those Wounded at the Battle of Groton Heights