Washington’s Congratulations

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Greene’s Proclamation Concerning Col. Hayne

A Proclamation,— Whereas on the fourth day of the present month, Colonel Isaac Hayne, commanding a regiment of militia in the service of the United States, was captured by a party of British troops, and after a rigorous confinement in the provost of Charleston, most cruelly and unjustifiably condemned and executed, in open violation of …

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Commendations for Tarrytown Action

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. General Washington, in the general orders of July 19, notices this affair as follows: The Commander-in-chief is exceedingly pleased with the conduct of Major-General Howe, for marching with so much alacrity and rapidity to the defence of the stores …

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Washington and St. Patrick’s Day

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. April 6.—Among the little army of rebels at Morristown, none are so impatient under the abuse of being forcibly detained after the expiration of the terms of their enlistment, as the sons of St. Patrick who have been seduced …

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Collier’s and Tryon’s Address

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. The following is the address to the inhabitants of Connecticut by Commodore Sir George Collier and Major General William Tryon:—”The ungenerous and wanton insurrection against the sovereignty of Great Britain, into which this colony has been deluded by the …

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