P.S. 35Q Nathaniel Woodhull School

Nathaniel Woodhull was born on Long Island in 1722 and became a distinguished soldier after fighting in the French and Indian War. He served as a representative for Suffolk County in the Province of New Yok Assembly before becoming the president of the New York Provincial Congress in 1775.

Woodhull was an American General during the Revolutionary War, and was captured along with 1,000 others during the Battle of Brooklyn which the British won summarily. He was injured sometime during this fraught time and succumbed to his wounds on September 20, 1776.


"The Legend Of General Nathaniel Woodhull, Who Died In New Utrecht During The Battle Of Brooklyn," Brownstoner, accessed June 30, 2023, https://bklyner.com/the-legend-of-general-nathaniel-woodhull-held-prisoner-in-old-new-utrecht-bensonhurst/

"The Battle of Brooklyn," New York Historical Society Museum & Library, accessed June 30, 2023, https://www.nyhistory.org/exhibitions/battle-brooklyn