26 May 2014

Memorial Day - 26 May 2014

Today we honor those who have given everything in the defense of this country.

Oriskany Monument

In loving memory of my great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Captain Samuel Pettingell, a patriot serving in the 3rd Regiment, 5th Company of the Tryon County Militia. Killed in action, August 6th, 1777. Rest in peace.

1 comment:

  1. On a cold evening up here in Canada, inside playing on computer and have just discovered that I am as well a G,G,G,G,G, grandchild of Samuel through his son Peter. Small world - must discover more.