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Stillwater in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Americans Attack

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
1. Americans Attack Marker
Inscription. Still caught in the frenzy of fighting at the Barber Wheat Field, American troops launched savage attacks across this area in a vain attempt to drive the Crown Forces from these fortifications.
 
Erected by Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 0.25′ N, 73° 38.346′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historical Park along a walking trail at the Balcarres Redoubt/Freeman Farm stop. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater NY 12170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bloody Knoll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zebulon Bidwell (about 400 feet away); The Balcarres Redoubt (about 500 feet away); Freeman House (about 600 feet away); Crown Forces (about 600 feet away); John Hardin Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saratoga 1777 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benedict Arnold Boot Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
More about this marker. The marker is dominated by a picture of American troops charging the log
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By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. Americans Attack Marker
parapet walls of the Balcarres Redoubt.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on September 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Americans Attack Marker
Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield
After the October 7, 1777 battle at the Barber Farm, the British retreated across these fields to Balcarres Redoubt, but were pursued by the Americans. The red-topped posts in the background indicate the location of the British fortifications.
Americans Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
5. Americans Attack Marker
The ground seen behind the marker was the scene of intense fighting during the October 7, 1777 Battle of Saratoga.
 
 
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