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Battle of Connecticut Farms

7 June 1780

 
 
Battle of Connecticut Farms Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
1. Battle of Connecticut Farms Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the American soldiers who lost their lives
in defense of our newly formed nation at the
Battle of Connecticut Farms
7 June 1780


We dedicate this flagpole to all American Servicemen and Women
who served their country during the last 225 years

Presented by Florence and Charles O. Hoffman Jr.
in Memory of Loved Ones gone – June 21, 2001

 
Erected 2001 by Florence and Charles O. Hoffman Jr.
 
Location. 40° 41.548′ N, 74° 16.387′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Stuyvesant Avenue and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Stuyvesant Avenue. Touch for map. Monument is in front of the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker);
Marker at the Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Marker at the Presbyterian Church
The marker is at the base of the flagpole.
Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. ¼ mile away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Also see . . .  The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
Presbyterian Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
3. Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
The Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church was burned to the ground on June 23, 1780 by the retreating British army. The cemetery contains the bodies of American, British and Hessian soldiers who died in the fighting.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,873 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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