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Harding in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Adam Bettin

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
1. Captain Adam Bettin Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Captain Adam Bettin
Shot in the Mutiny
Jan.1, 1781.

Erected by the
Morristown Chapter
D.A.R.

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution, Morristown Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.795′ N, 74° 32.434′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Jockey Hollow Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Jockey Hollow Unit of Morristown National Historical Park, along the auto tour road. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Handís Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Aqueduct Trail (about 400 feet away); Roads (about 400 feet away); The Wick Farm (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Wick Farm (about 500 feet away); Wick Farm Garden (about 700 feet away); The Connecticut Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Second Maryland Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harding.
 
Also see . . .
Captain Bettin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
2. Captain Bettin Marker
On January 1, 1781, the soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line, who were encamped at Jockey Hollow mutinied over lack of pay and supplies. Capt. Bettin was killed after confronting the mutineers.

1. Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Mutiny of the Pennsylvania Line. Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Mutiny of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Line, January, 1781. New Jersey during the Revolution. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Jockey Hollow Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
3. Marker on Jockey Hollow Road
The mutinous soldiers were surrounded as they marched on Trenton. A leader of each regiment was tried and convicted for Mutiny. Two of these were executed. The firing squad was composed of the remaining convicted soldiers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,373 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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