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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walloomsac, New York
Location of Walloomsac, New York
► Rensselaer County (150) ► Albany County (332) ► Columbia County (221) ► Greene County (97) ► Saratoga County (464) ► Washington County (149) ► Berkshire County, Massachusetts (131) ► Bennington County, Vermont (54)
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| Herrick’s Approach A column of 300 men under Colonel Samuel Herrick marched over this ridge in order to attack Baum’s main position from the rear. Reinforcements Arrive No sooner had Stark’s troops overrun Baum’s main position on the top . . . — — Map (db m36793) HM|
| The River Crossing Travelers on the road to Bennington in 1777 crossed the Walloomsac River on a bridge where today’s bridge stands at the foot of this hill. To defend this important crossing, Baum placed his Brunswick grenadiers and a few . . . — — Map (db m36790) HM|
| By the end of July 1777, the British invasion from Canada under General John Burgoyne had progressed to Fort Edward on the Hudson River. Desperately in need of supplies, Burgoyne dispatched an expedition on August 11 under Lieutenant Colonel . . . — — Map (db m36780) HM|
|General John Stark with New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts Militia defeated and captured an expeditionary force sent by General Burgoyne and commanded by Colonel Baum. This was one of the first decisive victories in the War of the Revolution. — — Map (db m13918) HM|
|At this point occurred the defeat of Colonel
Breyman, who commanded a force of 600 men sent
by General Burgoyne to reinforce Colonel Baum.
Colonel Seth Warner and his regiment of Vermont
Rangers "Green Mountain Boys" distinguished
themselves . . . — — Map (db m13920) HM|
| - • • → American Forces - ♦ → British x → → Indians --------------- Erected by the State of New York August 16, 1927 — — Map (db m36977) HM|
|(Title is text) — — Map (db m13462) HM|
| In August 1777, militiamen from several states commanded by General John Stark defeated British forces en route to Bennington to capture supplies and horses. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — — Map (db m36753) HM|
|Bennington Battlefield has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the . . . — — Map (db m36886) HM|
|In grateful memory this avenue of trees is dedicated to all the brave men of The Town of Hoosick who served with the victorious forces of the United States in the Second World War 1941 – 1945. On this tablet are inscribed the names of those . . . — — Map (db m36854) HM|
|Erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a tribute to her patriotic volunteers who rendered valuable service in the repulse of the Burgoyne invasion at the Battle of Bennington August 16, 1777. — — Map (db m36757) HM|
|Position of Colonel Nichols New Hampshire Regiment — — Map (db m36797) HM|
|A memorial commemorating the record of the New Hampshire troops under the command of John Stark in this import and decisive engagement August 16, 1777 — — Map (db m36762) HM|
|In grateful memory of the Patriots of Vermont and their fellow patriots from the neighboring states who here fought for American independence under the command of General John Stark and Colonel Seth Warner August 16, 1777 --------------- Erected . . . — — Map (db m36760) HM|
|Position of Colonel Herrick’s Vermont Rangers — — Map (db m36795) HM|