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Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pvt. Michael Field

1st Reg. N. J. Militia

 
 
Pvt. Michael Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
1. Pvt. Michael Field Marker
Inscription.
Born in
Bound Brook, N.J. Aug. 30, 1758
son of Benjamin & Margaret Field.

Wounded and captured in the
Battle of Monmouth Court House.

Left in this area by the British
in their retreat. Whether he
died of his wounds or was slain
by his captors is not known.
Died June 28, 1778

Erected by Frank J. Cahir † 1963

 
Erected 1963 by Frank J. Cahir.
 
Location. 40° 18.687′ N, 74° 11.365′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Heyers Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Memorial Park on Heyers Mill Road, between Deepwood Lane and Conover Road. Marker is in this post office area: Colts Neck NJ 07722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colts Neck War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Capt. Joshua Huddy (here, next to this marker); Montrose School House (c. 1812) (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colts Neck Inn (approx. 1.8 miles away); North American Phalanx
Pvt. Michael Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
2. Pvt. Michael Field Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Old St. Gabrielís Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colts Neck.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
3. Marker in Memorial Park
Marker and Grave of Pvt. Michael Field image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
4. Marker and Grave of Pvt. Michael Field
The actual grave of Pvt. Field is seen here to the left of the marker.
Grave of Pvt. Michael Field image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
5. Grave of Pvt. Michael Field
Pvt. Michael Field, like many soldiers of the American Revolution, was buried where he fell. His grave, however, was marked with a stone and ultimately surrounded by a small fence. It is now the centerpiece of Colts Neck Memorial Park.
Original Grave Marker of Pvt. Michael Field image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
6. Original Grave Marker of Pvt. Michael Field
Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
7. Memorial Park
The Pvt. Michael Field marker is located in Colts Neck Memorial Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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