Tryon’s Descent on Horse Neck

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 27.—Night before last, at eleven o’clock, the 17th, 44th, and 57th British regiments, the Hessian regiment du corps, Colonel Emmerick’s chasseurs and dragoons, Colonel Robinson’s provincial battalion, and a detachment of the royal artillery, under the command of …

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General Putnam’s Account of the Battle of Horse Neck

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. General Putnam, in an official letter from the camp at Reading, gives the following account of this expedition:—”A detachment from the enemy at King’s Bridge, consisting of the 17th, 44th, and 67th British regiments, one of the Hessians, and …

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