Affairs in Charleston, S.C.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 15.—The following sketch of the present situation of affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, is communicated by Colonel John Laurens:—”The British army, said to be under the command of Sir Henry Clinton,1 are distributed on Port Royal Island, John’s …

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Famine in the American Camp

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 22.—A writer in the American camp at Baskenridge, in New Jersey, in a letter of this date, says:—”We have had a fast lately in camp, by general constraint, of the whole army, in which we fasted more sincerely …

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