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Battle of Bennington First Engagement

 
 
Battle of Bennington First Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
1. Battle of Bennington First Engagement Marker
Inscription. General John Stark with New Hampshire Vermont and Massachusetts militia defeated and captured an expeditionary force sent by General Burgoyne and commanded by Colonel Baum. This was one of the first decisive victories in the War of the Revolution.
 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Location. 42° 56.038′ N, 73° 18.298′ W. Marker is in North Hoosick, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on New York State Route 67 0.1 miles from CareTakers Rd. Click for map. 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. Battle of Bennington (a few steps from this marker); Hoosick World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bennington Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Patriots of Vermont (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Hampshire Troops (approx. 0.3 miles away); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Had day lasted an hour longer . . .” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bennington Battle Field (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne Campaign 1777
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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