Continental Army Campsite (center column) in Passaic


Passaic, NJ

Who?:  American
Units:  General Benjamin Lincoln with Colonel Alexander Scammell's Light Infantry and the First New York Regiment
Direction:  north
Destination:  Springfield, New Jersey and Yorktown, Virginia
Date:  August 26/27, 1781
Public Access:  1

The Center Column of the Continental Army under General Benjamin Lincoln camped here on August 26/27, 1781. The campsite was “two miles below Acquakenach Bridge” i.e. Passaic.