Revolutionary War — Northern Campaign-Battle of Springfield, New Jersey

1780 June 23. The Battle of Springfield, New Jersey After the Battle of Connecticut Farms, on June 7, 1780 had foiled Lieutenant General Wilhelm, Baron von Knyphausen’s expedition to attack General George Washington’s army at Morristown, New Jersey, Knyphausen and Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton, British commanderin-chief, decided upon a second attempt.

Although the British were initially able to advance, they were ultimately forced to withdraw in the face of newly arriving rebel forces, resulting in a…

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