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

Main Crown Forces Hospital

 
 
Main Crown Forces Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
1. Main Crown Forces Hospital Marker
Inscription. Burgoyne’s retreating army was forces to leave its sick and wounded to the care of the Americans. The main British medical facilities were located on the flat area below and to your right.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 0.083′ N, 73° 36.543′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker can be reached from Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historic Park, on a walking trail that begins at the Fraser Burial Site stop on the auto tour road. 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. Burgoyne’s Retreat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The River Redoubts (about 300 feet away); Crown Forces Artillery Park (about 500 feet away); Crown Forces Baggage Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Site of General Fraser (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Surviving Portion of Champlain Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Taylor Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
More about this marker. The right side of
Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
2. Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield
the marker contains a picture of wounded British soldiers being treated at the hospital site. The left of the marker features a picture of a landscape and indicates the positions of the marker, the Hospital, Artillery Park and Baggage Park. It has a caption of “This sketch by an English officer shows the area from the opposite side of the Hudson River.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historic Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Saratoga (Second)/Bemis Height's. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Saratoga 1777. A British perspective of the Battles of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Main Crown Forces Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2010
3. Main Crown Forces Hospital Marker
Marker is located at the bottom of the hill, on the Frasier Burial Site walking trail.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 16 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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