Fort Lafayette Taken

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 31.—Day before yesterday, fifteen hundred men, consisting of British and Hessian grenadiers, light infantry, volunteers of Ireland and Yagers, landed on Teller’s Point, eight miles below Peekskill, on the North River,1 and the following day another party landed …

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British Account of the Taking of Fort Lafayette

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. On Monday morning, the thirty-first of May, part of the army, under the command of Major-General Vaughan, landed on the east side of Hudson River, about eight miles below Verplanck’s Point. The corps intended to land on the west …

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