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Springfield, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
Battle of Springfield Marker
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — Battle of Springfield
Here, June 23, 1780, 1500 Americans under Greene and Dayton, were attacked by 5000 British and Hessians under Clinton and Knyphausen enroute to capture stores at Morristown. The British burned Springfield, but were defeated. — Map (db m6917) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — 9 — Colonial Church American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Site of Church used as storehouse in Revolution. Destroyed by British in Battle of Springfield. Present church built 1791. — Map (db m122277) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — Patriots who fell at Springfield
To the memory of Patriots who fell at Springfield June 23, 1780 — Map (db m7000) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — Springfield
(Front of monument): The first British advance was stayed at the bridge east of the village, June 7, 1780. The Battle of Springfield was fought June 23rd. The Americans under General Greene on that day near the stream west of the church . . . — Map (db m6915) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — The Battle of Springfield
Their deeds enriched and glorified our nation. This gate is dedicated in commemoration of the heroic service performed at The Battle of Springfield during the war for American Independence by the soldiers whose remains are . . . — Map (db m7001) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — The Cannonball House
(Upper Plaque): This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Lower Plaque): The Cannon Ball House Farmstead and dwelling built about 1740. . . . — Map (db m6918) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — The Jersey Militia and Continental Army
This plaque is dedicated to those brave men of the New Jersey Militia and Continental Army who fought the Battle of Springfield June 7 to June 23, 1780. The battle took place between the bridge crossing near Morris Avenue and the east branch of . . . — Map (db m6920) HM

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