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Greenwich in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Furnival's Battery

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 3, 2012
1. Captain Furnival's Battery Marker
Inscription.  Site of Captain Furnival's Battery Commanding Marshall house and river crossing. N.Y. State Historical marker 1927
 
Erected 1927 by N.Y. State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 43° 7.177′ N, 73° 34.114′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 113 and Clarks Mills Rd on County Route 113. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich NY 12834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. River Crossing (approx. ¼ mile away); British Army Camp (approx. 0.3 miles away); Position of Burgoyne's Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Canal System (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Marshall House (approx. ¾ mile away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stark’s Knob (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwich.
 
Regarding Captain Furnival's Battery. Captain
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Furnival fought in the battle of Saratoga and then crossed to the east side of the river to block Burgoyne's army from retreating to Fort Edward.
 
Additional keywords. Burgoyne's Saratoga Campaign 1777
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 5, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 5, 2021