TheDay.com – Battle of Groton Heights Remembered

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Russell
Wirtalla, of Somers, a member of the Connecticut Sons of the American
Revolution, fires his long rifle Sunday during the musket salute
portion of a commemoration ceremony and memorial wreath-laying in
remembrance of the Battle of Groton Heights at Fort Griswold
Battlefield State Park in Groton. The battle occurred on Sept. 6, 1781.
The event was presented by the Friends of Fort Griswold.

Photo by Tim Martin.

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