North Hoosick in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Bennington Second Engagement
August 16th 1777
Erected 1927 by New York State.
Location. 42° 55.472′ N, 73° 19.396′ W. Marker is in North Hoosick, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Cottrell Rd and New York State Route 67, on the right when traveling south on Cottrell Rd. Touch for map. This marker is located to the right as you travel east on Rt 67 near the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Bennington (a few steps from this marker); Hoosick World War II Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bennington (approx. 1.1 miles away); Battle of Bennington First Engagement (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bennington Battlefield Vermont Rangers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (approx. 1.3 miles away); Patriots of Vermont (approx. 1.3 miles away).
Regarding Battle of Bennington Second Engagement. Colonel Breyman was sent by General Burgoyne to reinforce Colonel Baum in his attempt to capture supplies at Bennington. At the time of this second battle most of Colonel Baum's force had been killed or captured or had retreated. Colonel Baum was mortally wounded in the fighting.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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