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During the Battle of White Plains, the Americans under General Washington were forced off Chatterton's Hill after inflicting heavy casualties on British troops, checking their advance into Westchester.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
The American Revolutionary War1776 2001
Phases of Action
October 28thMorning1. Americans Occupy Chatterton's Hill2. British Approach from the South3. American Pickets Retreat4. Hessians Under Rahl Seize Hill5. British Bombard Chatterton's Hi…
Commanded byGeneral William HoweNumbered about 13,000Including Several Brigades.The Regiments of FootDeployed Light Infantry,Chasseurs, and Grenadiers.
Artillery Batteried andLight Cavalry Supported Them.
The Hessian BattalionsUnder Heister,…
Commanded byGeneral George WashingtonNumbered about 14,500Men fit for Duty,
Consisting of ContinentalsFrom Maryland, Delaware,Connecticut, Pennsylvania andNew York, and MilitiamenFrom Several Provinces.
Many of These UnitsHad Participated in…
General George WashingtonCommander In Chiefof theContinental ArmyErected bythe City of White Plainsto commemoratethe 225th Anniversary of the Battle
Back of Marker:The Continental ArmyUnder the command of General George Washington the Continent…
October 28th, 1776The Continental ArmyUnder the Command ofGeneral George WashingtonDefended the HeightsChecking the BritishAdvance AcrossWestchester
Erected bythe City of White Plainsto commemoratethe 225th Anniversary of the Battle
Back of …
Near this spot, the British under Howe, forded the Bronx River and attacked the right wing of Washington's Army located above on Chatterton Hill.
Erected by Act of Congress May 18, 1926.
Side of Monument:This bowlder was taken from taken fro…