Battle of Long Island - August 27, 1776Responding to the call of the Continental Congress, the Delaware Regiment was organized in January of 1776. In early August of that year they were ordered to march northward to join the Continental army under the command of General Washington. Consisting of eight companies numbering in excess of 500 battle-ready troops, the Delaware Regiment enjoyed the distinction of being one of the largest and best equipped in the Continental service. Upon their arrival in New York they were assigned to Brigadier General (William Alexander) Lord Stirling's Brigade.
|Placed By||State of Delaware|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 5:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 584294 N 4500898|
|Decimal Degrees||40.65465000, -74.00290000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 39.279', W 74° 0.174'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 39' 16.74" N, 74° 0' 10.44" W|
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|Area Code(s)||917, 718|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 174 Maple Avenue, Newberry NY 11232, US|
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