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King of Prussia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Huntington’s Brigade

Continental Army

 

—Valley Forge   December 19 1777   June 18 1778 —

 
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By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Huntington’s Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Division
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Huntington’s Brigade
Brig. General Jedediah Huntington
commanding

1st Regiment Connecticut Infantry   Lieut. Col. Samuel Prentice
2nd Regiment Connecticut Infantry   Col. Charles Webb
5th Regiment Connecticut Infantry   Col. Philip B. Bradley
7th Regiment Connecticut Infantry   Col. Heman Swift

 
Location. 40° 6.082′ N, 75° 26.918′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Camp Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Huntington’s Brigade (a few steps from this marker); “Crowded and Very Sickly” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Training for Victory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pointed Defense
Valley Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Valley Forge Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Varnum’s Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Lachlan McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Huntington’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Huntington’s Brigade Marker
Huntington’s Brigade Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
4. Huntington’s Brigade Markers
Two markers for Huntington’s Brigade are found at this location. The remains of Redoubt 4, which the brigade occupied, can be seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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