Battle of Springfield

Battle of Springfield (HM4IV)

Location: Union, NJ 07088 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.276', W 74° 17.427'

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At this site during the Battle of Springfield on June 23, 1780, the Americans, consisting of Continental Dragoons and the militia of this and surrounding neighborhoods, under Colonel "Light Horse" Harry Lee, Colonel Matthias Ogden, and Captain George Walker, encountered the right column of the British forces which were being led to an attack on General Greene at Short Hills, and maintained the contest until the enemy diverted his course.
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 559925 N 4508057
Decimal Degrees40.72126667, -74.29045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.276', W 74° 17.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 16.56" N, 74° 17' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2971-2977 County Rte 630 Alt, Union NJ 07088, US
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