Captain George Darrow

Started by Private User on Wednesday, July 6, 2011


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7/6/2011 at 7:58 PM

GEORGE DARROW, RWPA #R2669. He died in home of his son, Joseph Darrow, in Bridgewater, Pennsylvania in November of 1820. He was the father of Revolutionary War Pensioner, Jonathan Darrow, He is stated by his son to have fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill as a lieutenant. He later served as a captain of New York Troops. He is also said to have fought in the Battles of Quebec under General Benedict Arnold and in the Battle of Bennington. His son, John, states that he served as his father's waiter during the Battle of Bennington, but was only present beside his father on horseback and not involved in the fighting. He is stated to have fought in the Battles of Stillwater and Saratoga. John Darrow states that his father served in the regiment commanded by Colonel ____ Hubbard. His file contains a deposition by Daniel Herrick. Reference: The Bloodied Mohawk:

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