Today is the 232nd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, also called the Battle of Long Island. (It's a little busy here at the office today so I won't go into detail, but I bookmarked the following a while ago.)
Barnet Schecter, The Battle for New York, and
David McCullough, 1776.
"Battle of Long Island" on Wikipedia
Articles can also be found here and here.
Gowanus Lounge reports on a possible location of a burial ground from this battle. See post for details.