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Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776

 
 
Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776 Marker
Inscription.
This marks the Middle Redoubt
built by
the American Army   1776
At this point on Nov. 16, 1776
under
General Washington
occurred some of the
Fiercest fighting of
the Battle of
Washington Heights

Erected by
Washington Heights Chapter
N. S. D. A. R.
May 5, 1929

 
Erected 1929 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 49.846′ N, 73° 56.676′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from W 155th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the eastern section of the uptown Trinity Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 Riverside Drive, New York NY 10032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Main Line of Defences (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John T. Brush Stairway (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Line of Defence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morris-Jumel Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles
Middle Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Middle Redoubt Marker
away); a different marker also named Morris-Jumel Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Polo Grounds (approx. half a mile away); Hamilton Grange (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Hilltop Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Trinity Cemetery Timeline. (Submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 at Fort Washington, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Battle for Fort Washington. (Submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
4. The Battle of Fort Washington. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776 Marker
Marker in Trinity Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Marker in Trinity Cemetery
The fortifications here were part of the main line of defenses built by Washington’s Army in September 1776. Americans manned them until the Battle of Fort Washington on November 16th.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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