Monday, July 4, 2005

Memorial for Reuben Cummings (Merrimack, NH)

Memorial for Reuben Cummings -- Merrimack's only Revolutionary War Casualty (im000419)

Originally uploaded by marcn.

In Memoriam
Reuben Cummings
June 25, 1761 September 13, 1776
Merrimack's Only Casualty of the American Revolutionary War
At age 14, enlisted as Minute Man
Fought at Battle of Bunker Hill june 17, 1775
Promoted to Drummer July 20, 1776
At age 15, he died and was buried
in the area of Ft. Ticonderoga

In Merrimack's Turkey Hill Graveyard
Lat: 42.85776
Lon: -71.52103