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Young Woman in Arms

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 20. –This morning, a young woman passing an evacuated house in Woodbridge, New Jersey, saw through the window a drunken Hessian soldier, who had straggled from his party. There being no men within less than a mile of…

Sufferings of American Prisoners

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 19. –General Howe has discharged all the privates, who were prisoners in New York; one-half he sent to the world of spirits for want of food–the other he hath sent to warn their countrymen of the danger of…

Captain Nathan Hale

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Nathan Hale was a descendant of John Hale, first minister of Banby, Massachusetts. He was the sixth child of Richard and Elizabeth Hale, and was born in Coventry, Connecticut. He graduated at Yale College in 1773, with distinguished honors.…