Union in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops
British and Hessian troops killed
at the Battle of Connecticut Farms
7 June 1780
These soldiers lost their lives
in defense of the British Crown
and in support of the Loyalist
cause during the Revolutionary War.
Their heirs took to Canada and
other parts of the world their
loyalty, respect for the rule of law
and determination to make new
lives in a new country.
Placed here in their memory
by the Presbyterian Congregation
of Connecticut Farms
and the United Empire Loyalists
Association of Canada
21 July 2001 A.D.
Erected 2001 by United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada and Congregation of Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 40° 41.627′ N, 74° 16.408′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Stuyvesant Avenue, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Square (about 400 feet away); Washington’s Headquarters (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms (about 500 feet away); Connecticut Farms (about 500 feet away); Battle of Connecticut Farms (about 500 feet away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
Also see . . . The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,050 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.