Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. John Rosbrugh
Rev. John Rosbrugh
Clerical Martyr of the Revolution
Moderator of the
Presbytery of New Brunswick
Chaplain 3d Battalion
Northampton County PA Militia
December 25, 1776
Bayoneted to death by Hessians
January 2, 1777
Location. 40° 13.217′ N, 74° 45.793′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on East State Street just east of North Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); First Presbyterian Churchyard (here, next to this marker); Trenton YMCA (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Taylor Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Light Dragoons (about 400 feet away); Friends Meeting House (about 500 feet away); George Clymer (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
Regarding Rev. John Rosbrugh. The Rev. John Rosbrugh was the first Chaplain to die
Also see . . .
1. Annals of the American Pulpit (1858): Rev. John Rosbrugh. (Submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Virtual American Biographies - Rev. John Rosbrugh. (Submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,493 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.