Revolutionary War Veterans

“The shot heard around the world” at Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775 began the American Revolutionary War. It ended with the Treaty of Paris on September 3, 1783, although the last battle was fought on March 10, 1783 between Captain John Barry of the U.S.S. Alliance and three British ships led by HMS Sybil off the coast of Cape Canaveral.

Holland and Springfield Township

Wiltse, Jacob – Private, 1st Clavenack Battalion, 8th Albany County Regiment (New York Militia)

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