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Grave Marker

 

Rollover the image above to view a close up photo of the grave marker

 

This grave marker is located in the cemetery by the court house next to the Church on the Green.  The marker records the fact that Jacob W. Zabriskie was killed in action during the Mexican-American War, during the battle of Buena Vista on February 23, 1847, at the age of 30 years old.

Click here to view the Bergen County Historical Society material written by Kevin Wright telling of the life of Jacob W. Zabriskie and how his body was brought back to Hackensack for burial in the cemetery.

Click here to view information on the Battle of Buena Vista.  

Written by:
Bob Meli
June 8, 2016

 

 

Background image of Battle of Buena Vista obtained from:

https://www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-Buena-Vista

 

Mexican-American War

Civil War