Battle of Couch’s Bridge
September 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
On September 3, 1777, at Cooch’s Bridge, the first battle of the Philadelphia Campaign and the only battle fought on Delaware soil during the Revolutionary War. At least two-dozen Continental soldiers were killed during that battle and are believed to be buried in forgotten, unmarked graves somewhere on the battlefield.
The Delaware Societies of the Sons and the Daughters of the American Revolution requests your presence to honor and remember the soldiers who fell at the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge. Also participating will be the Pencader Heritage Area Association, Friends of Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site, Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs, 1st Delaware Regiment, and member of the Friends of the Washington Rochambeau Trail.
Color Guard Muster: Compatriots wearing continental uniforms would be greatly appreciated. Please register at the following link: Battle of Cooch’s Bridge Memorial Service. Memorial service honoring the fallen Continental & militia soldiers who bravely fought in the only American Revolutionary War battle in Delaware. Contact: Peter Moller, Cooch’s Bridge Battlefield DESSAR Coordinator and NJSSAR Trustee, firstname.lastname@example.org