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Battle of Bennington Second Engagement

August 16th 1777

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
1. Battle of Bennington Second Engagement Marker
Inscription. Battle Of Bennington Second engagement At this point occurred the defeat of Colonel Breyman, who commanded a force of 600 men sent by General Burgoyne to reinforce Colonel Baum. Seth Warner and his regiment of Vermont rangers “Green Mountain Boys” distinguished themselves in this action.
 
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
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 14, 2012
2. Battle of Bennington Second Engagement Marker
( approx. 1.1 miles away); 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 & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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