Continental Army Encampment

Continental Army Encampment (HM5CF)

Location: Morristown, NJ 07960 Morris County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 47.991', W 74° 29.587'

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1779 - - - 1780

Brig. Gen. Henry Knox
in command of the artillery of the Continental Army used the field now covered by these ponds as pasture for the artillery horses. His soldiers lived in log huts erected on the hillside to the west. Nine brigades of the Continental Army were hutted in Jockey Hollow.
General Washington
occupied the
Ford Mansion on Morris Avenue
The troops were in Morristown from
December 1, 1779 to June 23, 1780.
HM NumberHM5CF
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 542758 N 4516662
Decimal Degrees40.79985000, -74.49311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.991', W 74° 29.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 59.46" N, 74° 29' 35.22" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4-16 Burnham Pkwy, Morristown NJ 07960, US
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