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Today in New Jersey History - June 23


[Editor's note: the latest from Joe Bilby's TINJH research]

June 23, 1780, General Knyphausen made his second incursion of the month into New Jersey in hopes of capturing Hobart’s Gap and Morristown. This time he was supported by diversionary forces to the north. The British column moved through Connecticut farms but was slowed, then halted, in a stiff fight at Springfield, and Knyphausen withdrew once more.


On Monday , the Senate Environment and Energy Committee met to consider SCR84 and a number of other pieces of legislation. The committee members attending the meeting included: Chairman Bob Smith, Vice Chairman Linda Greenstein, Senator Christopher Bateman, Senator Richard Codey and Senator Samuel Thompson.

 Public Hearing