Revolutionary War Soldiers in Putnam County -- see individual soldier links below

Revolutionary Soldiers Memorialized

Saturday 6 November 1915 Indianapolis Star



Members of D. A. R. Unveil Momument Erected to Memory of Thirty-Three
Revolutionary Dead in Putnam County

Nov. 5 1915

Washburn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, this afternoon dedicated the monument recently erected in forest hill cemetery in memory of the thirty-three revolutionary soldiers whose graves are in Putnam County. The stone was unveiled by Mary Florer, following an address by William L. Taylor of Indianapolis. Mr. Taylor was introduced by Mrs. Frank Coss(Goss?), regent of Washburn Chapter. Music was provided by Robert G. McCutcheon, dean of Depauw music school, and a quartet from the university Prayer was offered by Dr. H. A. Gobin

The monument bears the following inscription: "In Memory of the Revolutionary Dead of Putnam County. Erected by Washburn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. 1776-1915. "

The names of the Putnam County revolutionary dead are:

William Edmundson, Isaac Armstrong, Jonathan Byrd, John Buck, William Brown, Nathaniel Cunningham, Jacob Grider, Lathan Hall, Thomas Jones, John McHaffle, Andrew McPheeters?, Samuel Moore, Thomas Rhoten, Abraham Stobaugh, Thomas Tucker, Robert Whitehead, Julius Glazebrook, William Banks, John Barto- William Cornwell, Charles Bowen, Samuel Denny, Silas Hopkins, George Hammer, Joseph LaFollette, William McGaughey, Ben Mahoney, John Norman, Isaiah Slavens, Peter Stoner, John Wolden or Weldon, John Walles, William Denny.

Note: Information taken from Putnam County History prepared by Putnam County Sesquicentennial Committee, 1966, page 43. ---- On February 7, 2017 - coordinator Karen Bazzani Zach added information for most of these soldiers, much from the Indiana Soldiers and Patriots buried in Indiana by the DAR but pension papers, findagrave and other such sources, as well. Anyone know more about any of these folks, PLEASE let me know. Thank you very much ! -

Isaac Armstrong

Silas Hopkins

William Banks

Thomas Jones

John Bartee

Joseph LaFollette Sr.

Benjamin Bell *

William McGaughey

Charles Bowen

John McHaffie

William Brown

Andrew McPheeters *

John Buck

Benjamin Mahorney -- & his brother, Arthur Mahorney is included here

Jonathan Byrd

Samuel Moore

William Cornell

John Norman

Nathaniel Cunningham

Jacob Piercy

Samuel Denny

Thomas Rhoten

William Denny

Isaiah Slavens

Josiah Stephens

William Edmundson

Abraham Stobaugh

William Gilmore

Berryman Stokes

Julius Glazebrook

Peter Stoner

Jacob Grider

Thomas Tucker

Laban Hall *

John Walden

George Hammer

John Walls

William Heavin

Robert Whitehead -- 1762-2-20-1852 buried Monroe Twp, near Bainbridge. Holstein River Western NC Oct 1770 and served until Oct 1782 - Gen George Rogers Clarke Virg Line

Matthias Young

* According to a note added by Virginia Brann, original owner of the book, the men with the asterisk by their names are NOT buried in Putnam County.