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Blass Hollingsworth
Blass Hollingsworth • 2 years ago

Trinity Church Cemetery - NYC - Soldier/Martyrs Memorial Monument - NYC was the main POW (prisoner-of-war) holding area by the British during the Revolutionary War because New York was the only city to be held by the British for the length of the war. This monument honors the unknown American soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War who were imprisoned, died and buried (in unmarked graves) during New York’s not-unwelcome British occupation.

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