Database

Amboy

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What:
30 to 40 actions from 1776 thru 1781; likely due to its strategic location as the British western crossing from Staten Island .

Where: 40.502815,-74.268035 Amboy

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • Desmarais, Norman, The Guide to the American Revolutionary War In New Jersey, pp.54, 55, 56, 58, 60, 63, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 86, 98, 99, 100, 101, 105, 106, 108, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 127, 130, 137, 145, 146, 147, 148, 158, 160, 161, Busca, Inc., Ithaca, New York, 2011.

  • Munn, David C., Battles and Skirmishes in New Jersey of the American Revolution , pp.5-7, Bureau of Geology and Topography, Department of Environmental Protection, 1976.

  • Composite listing of actions in or near Amboy (RW75=RevWar75, Munn=David C. Munn, ND=Norman Desmarais):

    6/1776 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75, Munn
    6/8/1776 ND
    end 6/1776 ND
    7/6/1776 ND
    7/25/1776 South Amboy. Draw. RW75, Munn, ND
    9/17/1776 Amboy HMS Tamar. Draw. RW75, ND
    9/27/1776 Amboy HM Sloop Senegal. Draw. RW75, ND
    11/12/1776 ND
    1/1/1777 NC
    1/20/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75, ND
    2/1777 ND
    2/2/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75
    2/12/1777 ND
    2/15/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75
    2/23/1777 Militia pursued Crown troops to Amboy. American victory. ND
    2/25/1777 near Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75
    2/28/1777 ND
    3/8/1777 Amboy (Punk Hill). American victory. RW75, Munn, ND
    3/9/1777 enroute to Amboy. American defeat. ND
    3/16/1777 near Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75
    4/10/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75
    4/19/1777 Amboy. American defeat. RW75, Munn, ND
    4/23/1777 Amboy. Draw. RW75, Munn, ND
    4/24/1777 Amboy. Draw. RW75, Munn, ND
    4/25/1777 Amboy. American defeat. RW75, Munn, ND
    6/12/1777 Amboy. American victory. Munn
    6/19-22/1777 Amboy, enroute. Draw. ND
    6/25/1777 near Amboy. Draw. RW75 ND (Am. dft?)
    7/4/1777 ND
    8/19/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75, ND
    6/12/1778 Amboy. Draw. RW75, ND
    late 10/1778 Amboy. Draw. RW75
    10/10/1779 Amboy. Draw. RW75, Munn
    10/12/1779 Amboy. Draw. RW75, ND
    10/21/1779 Amboy. Insufficient data. RW75, ND
    1/10/1781 Amboy. American defeat. RW75, Munn
    1/11/1781 ND
    1/16/1781 ND

  • RevWar75 RevWar75  
  • Jun 1776 listing:
    6/1776 Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Jul 1776 listing:
    7/25/1776 South Amboy. Draw.
  • Sep 1776 listing:
    9/17/1776 Amboy HMS Tamar. Draw.
    9/27/1776 Amboy HM Sloop Senegal. Draw.
  • Jan 1777 listing:
    1/20/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Feb 1777 listing:
    2/2/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data.
    2/15/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data.
    2/25/1777 near Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Mar 1777 listing:
    3/8/1777 Amboy (Punk Hill). American victory.
    3/16/1777 near Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Apr 1777 listing:
    4/10/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data.
    4/19/1777 Amboy. American defeat.
    4/23/1777 Amboy. Draw.
    4/24/1777 Amboy. Draw.
    4/25/1777 Amboy. American defeat.
  • Jun 1777 listing:
    6/25/1777 near Amboy. Draw.
  • Aug 1777 listing:
    8/19/1777 Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Jun 1778 listing:
    6/12/1778 Amboy. Draw.
  • Oct 1778 listing:
    late 10/1778 Amboy. Draw.
  • Oct 1779 listing:
    10/10/1779 Amboy. Draw.
    10/12/1779 Amboy. Draw.
    10/21/1779 Amboy. Insufficient data.
  • Jan 1781 listing:
    1/10/1781 Amboy. American defeat.

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