Patriots under Gen. Mercer

Patriots under Gen. Mercer (HMKLF)

Location: Branchburg, NY 10306 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.372', W 74° 8.833'

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In memory of the Patriots who under General Hugh Mercer crossing from Perth Amboy [N.J.] surprised and overcame the enemy on this spot on October 16, 1776, taking twenty prisoners besides arms and ammunition. Two of the Americans were killed and Col. Griffin and Lieut. Col. Smith wounded in this action.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1913
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Richmond County Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 572181 N 4491692
Decimal Degrees40.57286667, -74.14721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.372', W 74° 8.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 22.32" N, 74° 8' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)917, 718, 646
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Arthur Kill Rd, Branchburg NY 10306, US
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