Revolutionary War Veteran: Andrew Howard

© Photographed October 23, 2016
Erected 2011 by the
Wisconsin Society Sons of the American Revolution
Oakfield, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
43.646598, -88.600599

PATRIOT ANDREW HOWARD was born August 20, 1764, possibly in Belchertown, Massachusetts. 
In 1780, Howard enlisted in Captain Amos Cogwell's Company of Colonel Mitchell's Eight Massachusetts Regiment of the Continental Line for a term of three years.
He subsequently transferred to Captain John Hobby's Company of the Third Massachusetts Regiment of theContinental Line, commanded by Colonel Hugh Maxwell.
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After serving in the "Hudson River Defense" and being in winter quarters near West Point, Howard was discharged on December 23, 1783, by order of General Henry Knox.
In 1847, 83 year old [sic] Andrew Howard and his wife, Clarissa, moved to Wisconsin to live with their son, Solomon. Andrew died on September 14, 1849, and is buried [here] in the Oak Creek Cemetery in the Town of Oakfield, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.
The marker is located in the east central section of Oak Center Cemetery and is accessible from eastbound Breakneck Road, east of its intersection with Oak Center Road, Oakfield, Wisconsin 53065.

The east side of the marker.

It's a bit of a walk to the marker location.

The entrance to the cemetery.

Go through the gate to walk through the cemetery
to the marker location.

Looking north down the road to the cemetery.

The entrance to the cemetery.
The marker is located in Oakfield, Wisconsin.

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