This undivided back postcard was published by the Hugh C. Leighton Company in Portland, Maine. Printed in Germany most likely between 1901 and 1907..
Groton Monument, sometimes called the Fort Griswold
Monument, is a granite monument in .
It is dedicated to the defenders who fell during the Battle of Groton
Heights on September 6, 1781. Groton, Connecticut
The Battle of Groton Heights (also known as the Battle of Fort Griswold, and occasionally called the Fort Griswold massacre) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 6, 1781, between a small Connecticut militia force led by Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard and the more numerous British forces led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold and Lieutenant Colonel Edmund Eyre.