Gen. Philip Van Courtlandt, 'A hero of Battle of Saratoga'
Philip Van Courtlandt

Birth: Unknown
d. November 5, 1831

American General, Revolutionary War.

A hero of the Battle of Saratoga, Van Courtlandt served in Poor's Brigade as Colonel of the 2nd and Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th New York Regiments. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1783.  The son of Pierre Van Courtlandt of Courtlandt Manor in New York, and the husband of Catherine Ogden, whom he wed in 1762.

(Bio by: Nikita Barlow)

Source: Find A Grave


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Belleville and Nutley were the village of Second River, that is, the village included all the land between the Second and Third rivers, or roughly from present day Mill Street in Belleville to Kingsland Road at the Nutley-Clifton border.


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