Battle of Springfield

Battle of Springfield (HM47D)

Location: Springfield Township, NJ 07081 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.597', W 74° 18.409'

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Here, June 23, 1780, 1500 Americans under Greene and Dayton, were attacked by 5000 British and Hessians under Clinton and Knyphausen enroute to capture stores at Morristown. The British burned Springfield, but were defeated.
HM NumberHM47D
Placed ByNew Jersey Commission on Historic Sites
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 558552 N 4506790
Decimal Degrees40.70995000, -74.30681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.597', W 74° 18.409'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 35.82" N, 74° 18' 24.54" W
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Area Code(s)201, 908, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126 Morris Ave, Springfield Township NJ 07081, US
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