Action in Tarrytown

Action in Tarrytown (HM5FJ)

Location: Tarrytown, NY 10591 Westchester County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 4.554', W 73° 51.878'

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This tablet
erected by the Sons of the Revolution
and citizens of this vicinity on
July 15, 1899
Commemorates the Action at Tarrytown
which occurred near this spot
on July 15, 1781
and also the heroism of
Colonel Sheldon and Captain Hurlbut
of the Second Regiment of Dragoons,
Captain - Lieutenant Miles
of the artillery,
and Lieutenant Shaylor
of the Fourth Connecticut Regiment,
who received the particular thanks of General Washington
in the Public Orders of the Army, for their
"Gallant behavior and splendid exertions" on that occasion.
HM NumberHM5FJ
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1899
Placed BySons of the Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 595377 N 4547803
Decimal Degrees41.07590000, -73.86463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 4.554', W 73° 51.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 4' 33.24" N, 73° 51' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29 Depot Plaza, Tarrytown NY 10591, US
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