Skirmishes near Croton River, New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 14—Yesterday, about four o’clock in the afternoon, Colonel Delancey, with about one hundred cavalry and two hundred foot, marched from Morrisania, in New York, and penetrated about thirty-three miles into the country, distant one mile and a half …

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Death of Col. Christopher Greene

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. The number killed in this affair was twenty-two; two were wounded and thirty-six taken prisoners. Thacher, in his journal, gives the following account of this action: — A party of Continental troops, commanded by Colonel Christopher Greene, of Rhode …

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