Daniel Stanton, Sgt.
|Birthplace:||Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony|
|Death:||Died in Groton Heights, New London County, Connecticut, United States|
|Cause of death:||Killed in defense of Fort Griswold|
|Place of Burial:||Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States|
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Killed in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781
Daniel was unmarried but affianced to a young lady to whom a few days before he had presented a pattern of splendid brocade silk for her wedding dress which he had taken from the prize ship Hannah as a part of his share of her cargo The bodies of these men were taken the next day to the house of their father and laid in the room where they were born They were buried in the old Stanton Burial Place in one grave among their ancestors who distinguished themselves as among the noblest of ante Revolutionary patriots
The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ... By William Wallace Harris p. 263