West Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Adjutant William Campbell
Fell During The British Invasion Of
July 5, 1779
Blessed Are The Merciful
Location. 41° 17.593′ N, 72° 57.79′ W. Marker is in West Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Prudden Street 0.1 miles north of Boston Post Road (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Haven CT 06516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allingtown World War I Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); VFW Post 1684 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Defenders' Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soldiers' Memorial (approx. one mile away); Knight Hospital Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Trevor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert Gardner Anderson Award (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Haven.
Regarding Adjutant William Campbell. On July 5, 1779 the British invaded New Haven Harbor and came ashore in West Haven and East Haven. The main commercial street, Campbell Avenue, is named for British Adjutant William Campbell, at the time an Ensign in the Third Guards,
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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