Fort Griswold and Fort Trumbull

Fort Griswold and Fort Trumbull


Individuals and documents with connections to Fort Griswold in Groton and Fort Trumbull in New London, Connecticut during the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Groton Heights

  • Groton, Connecticut

The Battle of Groton Heights (also known as the Battle of Fort Griswold, and occasionally called the Fort Griswold massacre) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 6, 1781 between a small Connecticut militia force led by Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard and the more numerous British forces led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold and Lieutenant Colonel Edmund Eyre.

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September 3, 2012
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