Warwick in History – Records connected with the War of 1812 seem to be much more scarce than those of the other conflicts in which this country has engaged. (more)

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Warwick in History – Records connected with the War of 1812 seem to be much more scarce than those of the other conflicts in which this country has engaged. In Orange County there was a Committee of Defense, to which Dr. Samual S. Seward and Jeffrey Wisner were appointed from the Town of Warwick.
Some of the men of the town, although they were exempt by law from military duty, formed a company called the Warwick Volunteers for the purpose of defending their home state of New York. Their goal was to get 40 members, but a total of 52 enrolled inder James Burt, captain.
A veteran of the War of 1812, Joshua Valentine, lived at Greenwood Lake with his daughter, Mrs. Teachman, for a number of years. He died there in March of 1882, at the age of 88.