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Bound Brook in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Boundbrook

 
 
Battle of Boundbrook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2014
1. Battle of Boundbrook Marker
Inscription.
[Front of monument]:
This stone marks the site of the Battle of Boundbrook, fought April 13, 1777, between 500 American soldiers under Gen. Benjamin Lincoln and 4,000 British troops under Lord Cornwallis.

[Back of monument]:
Boundbrook Battle Monument
 
Location. 40° 33.768′ N, 74° 31.531′ W. Marker is in Bound Brook, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on E High Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in a park on E High Street, near the intersection with E Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Bound Brook NJ 08805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bound Brook World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Bound Brook (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stone Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bound Brook Library World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Van Horn Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Bound Brook (approx. 0.3 miles away); Queen’s Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Frelinghuysen Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bound Brook.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Bound Brook. New Jersey’s
Battle of Boundbrook Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 17, 2008
2. Battle of Boundbrook Monument
Great Northwest Skyways. (Submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Monument Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 17, 2008
3. Monument Reverse
Back of the Battle of Boundbrook Monument.
Marker in Bound Brook Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 17, 2008
4. Marker in Bound Brook Park
Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln and about 500 soldiers were in this area in April of 1777 to defend Washington’s Morristown encampment and supply base from the British Army in New Brunswick.
Monuments in Bound brook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 17, 2008
5. Monuments in Bound brook
Cornwallis led a force of 2,000 to face Lincoln’s Army on April 13, 1777. The Americans stopped Cornwallis, but lost up to 80 men captured.
Battle of Boundbrook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2014
6. Battle of Boundbrook
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,462 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on April 12, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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