Skirmish at Whitemarsh

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 10. –On the night of the fourth instant, the British army, distressed for want of “elbow room,” marched from Philadelphia with an avowed intention of obliging the American army to quit their post at White-marsh, and driving them …

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Hortentius

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. It is observable that at the opening of every campaign in the spring, the British plunderers, and their Tory emissaries, announce the total reduction of America before the winter. In the fall they find themselves as remote from their …

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Hortentius

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. December 31. –The neglect of some of the people of Jersey and Pennsylvania, to supply clothing and necessaries to the army at Valley Forge, in accordance with the late requisition made by General Washington, creates much comment.1 Among the …

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Attack on Red Bank

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Yesterday morning, 1 about fifteen hundred Hessians, under the command of Count Donop, came down from Philadelphia to Red Bank2 in order to take the fort, under the command of Colonel Greene, belonging to Rhode Island. About four o’clock …

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