Monday, November 26, 2018

Three American Revolutionary War Soldiers Honored

Dedications for (From Left to Right): John Reed, Samuel Cole, and Jonathon Pierson
Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR dedicated three American Revolutionary War Soldiers’ graves. Captain Samuel Cole was in the 3rd Regiment of the New York Militia. Cole is buried at Sharpeye Cemetery. Township Trustees Mark Cox and Don Weiss attended the dedication along with DAR members.

Private Jonathon Pierson was in the North Carolina Militia. Pierson is buried at St. John Cemetery in Palestine. Also attending the dedication were Liberty Township Trustees Scott Brewer and Mike Foreman.

On Veterans Day with the assistance of the Hollansburg Honor Guard, a dedication was held for John Reed. Reed was a Private in the Maryland Militia and buried at Hollansburg Cemetery.

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