Joseph Moxley, Jr.
|Birthplace:||Ledyard, New London, Connecticut Colony|
|Death:||Died in Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Allyns Point, New London County, Connecticut, United States|
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About Joseph Moxley, Jr.
Defender of Fort Griswold
"Joseph Moxley Jr, about nineteen years old, at work with his father as a carpenter, went also as a volunteer to the fort. He was one of those who attempted to save themselves in the magazine. He had a musket ball pass through his clothing across his stomach cutting his vest in pieces, hurting him only by the shock. He afterward jumped off the wall and escaped." source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 241
Joseph Moxley, Jr.'s Timeline
Ledyard, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 15, 1786
Groton, CT, USA
November 10, 1815
Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Allyns Point, New London County, Connecticut, United States