Near Bernardsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Revolutionary Winter
Morristown National Historical Park
That winter of bitter cold, blocked roads, short rations, late pay, and scant clothes marked the difference between … the regulation soldier that is familiar and the actual cold, hungry soldier.
Erected by Morristown National Historical Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 44.638′ N, 74° 33.837′ W. Marker is near Bernardsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Jockey Hollow Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in the New Jersey Brigade Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park, along a hiking trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bernardsville NJ 07924, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The New Jersey Brigade (here, next to this marker); A Warm FireA Trash Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); RHIP (about 400 feet away); A Haven From Everyday Life (approx. ¼ mile away); New Jersey 7th Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Childs (approx. 1.4 miles away); “George” 2001 (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bernardsville.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a map of Morristown National Historical Park. The bottom of the marker features pictures of a Continental Soldier in a regulation uniform and another in whatever clothing he could improvise to protect himself from the bitter winter at Morristown.
Also see . . . Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on September 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.