Battle of Red Bank

Battle of Red Bank (HM8P9)

Location: National Park, NJ 08063 Gloucester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 52.298', W 75° 11.355'

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This monument was erected on the 22 Oct 1829 to transmit positively a grateful remembrance of the patriotism & gallantry of Lieuit Colonel Christopher Greene who with 400 men defeated the Hessian army of 2000 troops then in the British Service at Red Bank on the 22nd Oct. 1777. Among the wounded was found their commander Count Donop who died of his wounds and whose body is interred near the spot where he fell.

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A number of the New Jersey & Pennsylvania Volunteers being desirous to perpetuate the memory of the distinguished Officers & Soldiers who fought and bled in the Glorious struggle for American Independence have erected this monument on the 22 day of Oct A.D. 1829.
HM NumberHM8P9
Year Placed1829
Placed ByVolunteers from New Jersey & Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 483815 N 4413527
Decimal Degrees39.87163333, -75.18925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 52.298', W 75° 11.355'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 52' 17.88" N, 75° 11' 21.30" W
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Area Code(s)856
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 Bluff Rd, National Park NJ 08063, US
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