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North Hoosick in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Bennington

San Coick Bridge Skirmish

 

—August 14th 1777 —

 
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By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
1. Battle of Bennington Marker
Inscription. Colonel Baum, commanding a force of 700 men sent by General Burgoyne to seize military stores at Bennington, here met American militia under Colonel Gregg who destroyed the bridge and fired upon the enemy.

Colonel Baum here drew up his famous call for reinforcements ending with: “Pardon the hurry of this letter. It is wrote on the head of as barrel.”
 
Erected 1927 by State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 55.813′ N, 73° 20.943′ W. Marker is in North Hoosick, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on New York State Route 67, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located just east of Telford Road. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Bennington (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of Bennington Second Engagement (approx. 1.4 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Meeting House in Hoosic Falls (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hoosick World War II Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away);
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By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. Battle of Bennington Marker
Battle of Bennington First Engagement (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bennington (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bennington Battlefield (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Hoosick.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Bennington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bennington 1777. An account of the Battle of Bennington from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Bennington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Battle of Bennington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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