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Allentown

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What:
3/31/1778. American troops (1 wounded) vs. Loyalist militia; 8/7/1782 Militiaman is shot while keeping guard near Allentown to prevent contraband trade with the British.

Where: 40.17778 -74.58389 Allentown

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Sources:

  • Munn, David C., Battles and skirmishes of the American Revolution in New Jersey, Bureau of Geology and Topography, Department of Environ- mental Protection, 1976.
    Militiaman Richard Wilgus is shot while keeping guard near Allentown to prevent contraband trade with the British.
    8/7/1782

  • Desmarais, Norman, The Guide to the American Revolutionary War In New Jersey, Busca, Inc., Ithaca, New York, 2011.
    3/31/1778. American troops (1 wounded) vs. Loyalist militia (p.201).
    8/7/1782. American militiaman shot while on sentry duty to prevent contraband traffic with British (p.202)

  • RevWar75 RevWar75
  • Dec 1776 listing 12/27/1776 Allentown. Insufficient data.
  • Mar 1778 listing 3/31/1778 Allentown. Draw.
  • June 1778 listing 6/24/1778 Allentown. Insufficient data.

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