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.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in the New Jersey Brigade Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park, along a hiking trail. Marker is in this post office area: Bernardsville NJ 07924, United States of America.
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 Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); A Trash Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); RHIP (about 400 feet away); A Haven From Everyday Life 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 857 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.