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Harlem Heights

Battle Name : Harlem Heights

Date(s) : 16 September 1776

Part of : American War of Independence ,

Outcome : A victory for American Continental Forces over British regular troops

Type of battle : Land


Following the American's abandonment of New York, Howe's British regulars slowly pursued, but Washington halted them at the Harlem Heights. As the British then advanced down East River, Washington was again forced to withdraw.


New York, USA. (USA)