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Fort Slongo Battlefield - Fort Salonga NY Real Haunts

   
  • 10 Fort Salonga Road
  • Fort Salonga, NY
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The Battle of Fort Slongo took place during October of 1781 between British troops and American Revolutionary forces. In the early morning of October 3rd, American forces assaulted the fort and wrestled it from British control in a matter of minutes. The American troops only suffered one injury; Sergeant Elijah Churchill was wounded, but would later receive the Badge of Military Merit (now known as the Purple Heart).

A marker on Route 25A near where the fort once stood now indicates where the battle took place. Nearby residents have reported hearing gunshots or the sounds of an active battle in the early morning hours, but there are never any people to be seen in the area.
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