Christopher Avery (1760 - 1781) Icn_world

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, CT
Death: Died in Groton Heights, New London, CT
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Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

1781 Revolutionary War Patriot, served during the Fort Griswold Massacre led by Benedict Arnold of the British forces

"Christopher Avery, the son of George and Eunice Avery, was born September 6, 1760. He went to the fort in response to the signal, in spite of the protest of his family, and was slain on his twenty first birthday."

source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p 253

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September 6, 1760
Groton, New London, CT
September 6, 1781
Age 21
Groton Heights, New London, CT