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

New Hampshire Regiment

 
 
New Hampshire Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
1. New Hampshire Regiment Marker
Inscription.
Position of
Colonel Nichols
New Hampshire Regiment

 
Location. 42° 56.33′ N, 73° 18.299′ W. Marker is in Walloomsac, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 67, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site, near the upper parkling lot. 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 walking distance of this marker. Vermont Rangers (within shouting distance of this marker); Bennington Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (within shouting distance of this marker); A Gathering Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Bennington Battle Field (within shouting distance of this marker); “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .” (within shouting distance of this marker); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...” (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots of Vermont (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Walloomsac.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site
New Hampshire Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. New Hampshire Regiment Marker
. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Bennington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Bennington 1777. An account of the Battle of Bennington from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Bennington Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Marker on Bennington Battlefield
On the afternoon on August 16, 1777, Colonel Moses Nicholsí New Hampshire Regiment of militiamen joined with the Vermont Rangers under Colonel Samuel Herrick just north of here. They began their assault on the British main position from this location.
New Hampshire Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
4. New Hampshire Regiment Marker
British earthworks at this site were the objective of the August 16, 1777 attack by Col. Nicholsí New Hampshire Regiment. This photo was taken from near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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