Ethan Allen

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 1. –Colonel Allen’s misfortune happened by reason of his not being joined by four hundred men, which, undoubtedly, would have enabled him to have withstood the party that attacked him, they being only three hundred strong. Colonel Allen …

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Ethan Allen Taken Prisoner

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. By accounts from Canada we learn, that on the twenty-fifth of September last, Colonel Ethan Allen, prompted by ambition, had imprudently, without orders, crossed over from Longueuil with thirty of his own men and fifty Canadians, in order to …

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