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

John Hardin Memorial

 
 
John Hardin Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
1. John Hardin Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Saratoga
1777
British Redoubt


To commemorate the
services of Lieutenant
John Hardin of
Morganís Rifle Corps
who led a successful
reconnaissance
Sept. 18, 1777. Who also
distinguished himself
in the battles fought
on this ground Sept. 19
and Oct. 7 and of whom
his commanding officer
wrote, “A braver soldier
never lived. – A better
man has rarely died.”

Erected by his great grandson
Martin D. Hardin
U. S. Army

 
Erected by Martin D. Hardin.
 
Location. 43° 0.372′ N, 73° 38.282′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Park Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Saratoga National Historic Park, at the Balcarres Redoubt / Freeman Farm tour stop. 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. Saratoga 1777 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Americans Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benedict Arnold Boot Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arnoldís Assault (approx.
John Hardin Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
2. John Hardin Memorial Marker
0.2 miles away); Freeman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zebulon Bidwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Canadian Cabins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bloody Knoll (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saratoga National Historic Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Account of the Battle of Saratoga. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. A British perspective on the Battle of Saratoga from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2013
3. Marker on the Saratoga Battlefield
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 18 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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