was a reconnaissance and espionage detachment of the Continental Army established by George Washington during the Battle of Harlem Heights on 125th Street in Harlem.Continue reading
Thomas W. Knowlton
, November 22, 1740 – September 16, 1776, considered America's first Intelligence professional and was killed in the Battle of Harlem Heights, during the Revolutionary War on 117th Street and Riverside Drive, Harlem
, NY, 1776.
The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War
. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Heights
and east into the future Harlem neighborhoods of northwestern Manhattan Island in New York Town on September 16, 1776.Continue reading