Jersey Battery: One of the stronger forts in downtown Manhattan,
close to the Hudson shore. To the left of Grenadier's Battery on line with present
Reade Street west of Greenwich Street. Feb-May 1776, a five sided fortification
with a line of entrenchments to Grenadier's. April 1776 along with Oyster Battery and Whitehall Battery engaged British Phoenix and Rose. British improved works
1782 during their occupation.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 20, 2006