Database

Mantua Creek

Other names:

What:
[Can you provide major details for any of the following? These will likely be subdivided into 1) Mantua Creek, 2) Little Mantua Creek, 3) Mantua and perhaps others]

  • 5 Nov 1777, Mantua Creek, Americans shell British ships from battery near mouth of [Little?] Mantua Creek
  • 15 Nov 1777, Mantua Creek, Second battery near mouth of [Little?] Mantua Creek opens up on British ships in river
  • 20 Nov 1777, Mantua Creek, British and Americans skirmish at a ford in Mantua Creek five miles above bridge patriots had destroyed.
  • 2 Feb 1778 Mantua Creek, New Jersey (D) West Jersey Volunteers
  • 12 Mar 1778, Mantua, Gloucester militia and foraging troops under Col. Charles Mawhood (Br.) skirmish at Mantua Creek [same as above?]
  • 16 Mar 1778, Mantua Creek, Col. Charles Mawhood's (Br.) Salem Road to Mantua Creek Bridge vs. Capt. Samuel Hugg (Am.) with artillery and militia.
  • 19 Jun 1778, Skirmish, Committeeman Wilson vs. *Unknown commander, West Jersey Volunteers, Mantua Creek (mouth), British victory.

Where:
39.8540022 -75.2310157 Mantua Creek (mouth)
39.8517799 -75.2171260 Mantua

Maps: [map notes]

  • 39.8540022 -75.2310157 Mantua Creek (mouth)
  • ACME Mapper.
  • National Map
  • Google
  • GNIS record for Mantua Creek. Note mapping options. Clicking out a few times in Google map will show full length of creek.
  • Confidence: 5 (for mouth), 3 (for skirmish at mouth of creek), 0 (for skirmishes along creek)

  • 39.8517799 -75.2171260 Mantua
  • ACME Mapper.
  • National Map
  • Google
  • GNIS record for Mantua. Note mapping options. Clicking out a few times in Google map will show full length of creek.
  • Confidence: 5 (for modern Mantua), 3 (for skirmishs at Mantua)

Sources:

Related locations:
[Can you provide names of other actions related by proximity or other?]
Haddonfield,   Little Mantua Creek,   Mantua   _________________