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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…