Revolutionary War veteran to be honored
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Revolutionary War veteran John Dudley is honored with a commemorative marker in Naperville Cemetery by the Sons of the American Revolution – Fox Valley Chapter. It takes place at the southwest corner of Washington Street and Hillside Road, Section 2, Plot 506. John Dudley, born Feb. 25, 1758 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut; died Jan. 2, 1846 at his son’s home in Lisle Township, DuPage County, and was buried in Naperville Cemetery. During the Revolutionary War in 1776, he sailed across the Delaware River with General George Washington and assisted in the capture of 900 Hessian soldiers in the subsequent surprise attack at the Battle of Trenton on Dec. 26.