Database:   Haddonfield   Mantua Creek

Haddonfield / Mantua Creek

Other names:
near Haddonfield,   Mantua Creek near Haddonfield,   Heddonfield,   Haddanfield,   Haddenfield

What: [Can you provide additional detail for the following?:]

  • Skirmish, Local militia harasses British troops on the way to Red Bank, 21 Oct 1777
  • Skirmish, Brit. foraging party harasses camped American troops before the Battle of Gloucester, 24 Nov 1777
  • Skirmish, ?? vs. ?? , 7 Dec 1777, near Haddonfield [RoyalProvincial.Com]
  • Skirmish, Gen. Anthony Waynes foraging party tangles with British patrol, 28 Feb 1778
  • Skirmish, Maj. John Simcoe (Br.) leads raid in Haddonfield vicinity, 28 Feb 1778
  • Skirmish, British capture Maj. William Ellis during skirmish, 5 Apr 1778
  • Skirmish, Committeeman Wilson vs. *Unknown commander, West Jersey Volunteers, 19 Jun 1778, Mantua Creek, British victory.

Where:
39.898869 -75.030440 Haddonfield (Indian King Tavern)
39.8540022 -75.2310157 Mantua Creek (mouth)

Maps: [map notes]

  • 39.898869,-75.030440 Indian King Tavern, Haddonfield NJ
  • ACME Mapper.
  • National Map
  • Google. See building: hybrid, close.
  • Confidence: 5 (for Indian King Tavern), 4(for Haddonfield 1777-78), 3 (for skirmishes at Haddonfield, 1 (for skirmishes near Haddonfield), 0l (for skirmish at Mantua Creek)

  • 39.8540022 -75.2310157 Mantua Creek (mouth)
  • GNIS record for Mantua Creek. Note mapping options. Clicking out a few times in Google map will show full length of creek.
  • Distance from Mantua Creek to Haddonfield varies from 9 to 11 miles.
  • Confidence: 5 (for mouth), 3 (for skirmish at mouth of creek), 0 (for skirmishes near Haddonfield)

  • 39.8915022 -75.0376707 Haddonfield, modern
  • GNIS record for Haddonfield NJ. Note mapping options.
  • Confidence: 5 (for modern Haddonfield), 2 (for skirmishes at Haddonfield), 1 (for skirmishes near Haddonfield), 0 (for skirmish at Mantua Creek)

Sources:

Related locations: Mantua Creek

Confidence level:: See above.

12-31-16