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Address to General Clinton

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 4.—A writer in the New York Packet of this date, offers the following to Sir Henry Clinton:— “Although your military track in America is marked with a variety of misfortunes, yet is it no less worthy of panegyric…

Reasons for the Defeat at Savannah

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. The following are some of the reasons that have been assigned why the assault on Savannah did not succeed, viz.: First. The enemy had a much more numerous garrison than had been represented, being said to consist of about…