Springfield in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Battle of Springfield
and glorified our nation.
This gate is dedicated
in commemoration of
the heroic service performed at
The Battle of Springfield
during the war for
by the soldiers whose remains are
resting within this sacred tract.
Tribute of the New Jersey Society
Sons of the American Revolution
on the 150th anniversary of the engagement.
June 23, 1930
Erected 1930 by New Jersey Society Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 40° 42.698′ N, 74° 18.628′ W. Marker is in Springfield, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Church Mall 0.1 miles north of Morris Avenue (New Jersey Route 124), on the left when traveling north Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 Church Mall, Springfield NJ 07081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots who fell at Springfield (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cannonball House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Jersey Militia and Continental Army (approx. half a mile away); To the memory of Colonel Israel Angell (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Elias Dayton (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Thomas Fleming book
Probably still the definitive book on the battle is Thomas Fleming's "The Forgotten Victory: the Battle for New Jersey--1780" from 1973.
— Submitted April 11, 2008.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,139 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 20, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.