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Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen

 
 
Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
1. Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen Marker
Inscription.  
Lt. General Wilhelm
von Knyphausen ordered a
second British column to
march on Vaux Hall Road
in order to out flank
American troops fighting
on the hill above the
First Presbyterian Church.

 
Location. 40° 41.885′ N, 74° 15.981′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Vauxhall Road and Stuyvesant Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Vauxhall Road. 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. Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glenn Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Harbor Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (approx. half a mile away); Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. half a mile away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. half a mile away); Connecticut Farms (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Springfield, June 23, 1780
Marker on Vauxhall Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
2. Marker on Vauxhall Road
. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
3. Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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