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British Account of the Operations in Jersey – British Account of Mrs. Caldwell’s Death

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. A British officer gives the following account of the recent operations of the royal army in New Jersey:—”On Tuesday night, (6th,) the British troops made their first landing upon Elizabethtown meadows, and were crossed over by divisions in succession…

Knyphausen’s Attack on Connecticut Farms – Murder of Mrs. Caldwell

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 9.—Last Tuesday night, (6th,) between eleven and twelve o’clock, a body of the British, commanded by General Knyphausen in person, landed at Elizabethtown Point, in Jersey, who, being timely discovered by the American guards, gave the troops that…