1776In 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|
|Placed By||Daughters of the American Revolution, Richmond County Chapter|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 572181 N 4491692|
|Decimal Degrees||40.57286667, -74.14721667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 34.372', W 74° 8.833'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 34' 22.32" N, 74° 8' 49.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||917, 718, 646|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5 Arthur Kill Rd, Branchburg NY 10306, US|
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