Major Van Buren

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Among the rebel prisoners lately taken in New Jersey, and brought to New York, is a Major Van Buren, from Albany, who is well known by many respectable refugees in the city for his activity in apprehending and imprisoning …

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Skirmish Near Tappan

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 29 – The British commander at New York having information that seven hundred rebel militia were cantoned in the neighborhood of Hackensack, New Jersey, a little after eleven o’clock last night, ordered the troops to march. The second …

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