Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops

Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (HMLL8)

Location: Union, NJ 07083 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 41.627', W 74° 16.408'

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Buried in this mass grave are
British and Hessian troops killed
at the Battle of Connecticut Farms
7 ? June ? 1780
These soldiers lost their lives
in defense of the British Crown
and in support of the Loyalist
cause during the Revolutionary War.

Their heirs took to Canada and
other parts of the world their
loyalty, respect for the rule of law
and determination to make new
lives in a new country.

Placed here in their memory
by the Presbyterian Congregation
of Connecticut Farms
and the United Empire Loyalists
Association of Canada
21 ? July ? 2001 ? A.D.
Details
HM NumberHMLL8
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByUnited Empire Loyalists Association of Canada and Congregation of Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 561384 N 4505018
Decimal Degrees40.69378333, -74.27346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.627', W 74° 16.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 37.62" N, 74° 16' 24.48" W
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Area Code(s)908, 973, 201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 892-910 County Rte 619, Union NJ 07083, US
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