GENERAL ISRAEL PUTNAM

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One of the great heros of the American Revolution, Israel Putnam has been forgotton by many. This web site is dedicated to providing information on his life. Whether you are writing a term paper on Israel Putnam, are a Revolutionary War buff, or just would like to learn more about the man described as the General Patton of the Revolutionary War, you will find text and photos of interest here.


"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" -

--- General Israel Putnam at the Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775


The first biography of an American written by an American

--- David Humphrey's biography of Israel Putnam


Stories and Photographs

Putnam's Early Life - The Wolf Den

Putnam's Experiences in the French and Indian War - His Capture

Putnam Goes to Lexington

Putnam at The Battle of Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill)

"Connecticut's Valley Forge" - Putnam Memorial State Park in Redding, Connecticut

Putnam's Horseneck Escape - Greenwich, Connecticut

Putnam's Last Years

Photographs - Including all photos on this Web site


The Friends and Neighbors of Putnam Memorial State Park


Links to Related Sites

Battle of Bunker Hill (Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Military Science Department)

Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, MA

Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution - General Israel Putnam's Connecticut Regiment of 1775

General Israel Putnam's Connecticut Regiment of 1775 - Scarlett Standard


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This site is still under construction; there are many other stories from Israel Putnam's life that are still to be added (Last updated January 24, 1998)