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About Andrew Baker
Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781
"Andrew Baker, the younger brother of Andrew who was injured but escaped the massacre, was a member of the garrison and was killed outright by his brother's side during the fight. He lived in what is now Ledyard and left a widow and one child."
source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 228
Gravestone Inscription: (Near Morgan's Pond or Sandy Hollow, Ledyard)
In Memory of Mr Andrew Baker who Died Sep 6 th 1781 in fourt Gris would by Traitor Arnolds Murdering Corps in the 26th year of his Age
This gallant youth while Cannons roar Decreed by God to live no more a sudden dart by mur dering hands, Death Ceased his life at Gods Command