|Belleville, New Jersey, in the American Revolution|
Cannon on the Belleville side of the Passaic River held back British troops during Washington's retreat in September 1777. Read about the battle of Belleville and the Belleville Historical Society effort to establish a monument to the first day's battle fought at the Dutch Reformed Church.
Battle memorial in Belleville Park on Mill Street.
Includes background and history of more than 65 American Revolution war veterans buried in Belleville, N.J. Includes story of Gen. Washington's retreat along Second River, and the two-day battle fought in Belleville, the only skirmish fought in Essex County, N.J.
Nutley soldier, Manus Brown, killed in American Revolution, is buried in Belleville's old Dutch cemetery.
The Belleville Historical Society will dedicate a new monument to Private Hermanus Brown at the old Belleville Dutch Reformed Church at 10 a.m. July 4, 2015.
A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave
Belleville, New Jersey
Snail Mail: PO Box 110252, Nutley NJ 07110
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