Joseph Woodmansee

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Joseph Woodmansee

Birthplace: New London, New London, CT, USA
Death: Died in Groton, New London, CT, USA
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Son of John Woodmansee and Mary Culver
Half brother of Sally Woodmansee

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About Joseph Woodmansee

Defender of Fort Griswold, wounded in battle.

"Joseph Woodmansee, resided during the American Revolution at Groton, New London Co., CT assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Ensign during Gen. Benedict Arnold's attack on New London, CT, on 6 Sep 1781 and as an enlistee in Captain Gallup's Company CT Militia, 8 Sep to 17 Nov 1776."

"Ens Joseph Woodmansee, a volunteer, wounded in the fort by a musket ball which entirely extirpated his right eye and the upper part of the right cheek, and the ball passed under the shoulder blade which has considerably weakened his shoulder..." source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 129

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Joseph Woodmansee's Timeline

New London, New London, CT, USA
December 10, 1813
Age 60
Groton, New London, CT, USA