Battle of Bennington

Battle of Bennington (HMOKC)

Location: Eagle Bridge, NY 12057 Rensselaer County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 55.813', W 73° 20.943'

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San Coick Bridge Skirmish

— August 14th 1777 —

Colonel Baum, commanding a force of 700 men sent by General Burgoyne to seize military stores at Bennington, here met American militia under Colonel Gregg who destroyed the bridge and fired upon the enemy.

Colonel Baum here drew up his famous call for reinforcements ending with: "Pardon the hurry of this letter. It is wrote on the head of as barrel."
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HM NumberHMOKC
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Year Placed1927
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 634719 N 4754387
Decimal Degrees42.93021667, -73.34905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 55.813', W 73° 20.943'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 55' 48.78" N, 73° 20' 56.58" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Telford Rd, Eagle Bridge NY 12057, US
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