Combs Hill Cannonade

Combs Hill Cannonade (HM3MF)

Location: Manalapan Township, NJ 07726 Monmouth County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 15.853', W 74° 19.227'

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During the early afternoon, the Continental and British Armies were stalemated as they cannonaded each other across Spotswood Middle Brook. Major General Greene then appeared on this hill with four artillery pieces and began bombarding the British. Caught in a crossfire from the Continental guns, the British were forced to pull back.

The British artillery withdrew, then the British infantry withdrew as quickly as their troops could be collected. General Washington sent men forward to harass the retreating enemy. When the British counterattacked, the Continental artillery drove them back a final time, giving the Continental Army a major psychological and political victory.
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HM NumberHM3MF
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Placed ByDepartment of Environmental Protection
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 11:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 557782 N 4457304
Decimal Degrees40.26421667, -74.32045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.853', W 74° 19.227'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 51.18" N, 74° 19' 13.62" W
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Area Code(s)732, 848, 908
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 347 NJ-33, Manalapan Township NJ 07726, US
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