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The Storming of Stony Point

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Nothing can exceed the spirit and intrepidity of our brave countrymen in storming and carrying the British fortress at Stony Point. It demonstrates that the Americans have soldiers equal to any in the world; and that they can attack…

Bonnel’s Attack on Greenwich

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 19.—Yesterday morning, about four o’clock, thirty-two refugees, commanded by Captain Bonnel and other officers, landed at Greenwich, in Connecticut. A thick fog favored their entrance, and they marched through the town undiscovered; but the rebel guard being at…

Colonel Hyde’s Visit to Jersey

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. April 27.—Yesterday, the British, in two divisions, landed in the county of Monmouth, in New Jersey; one party at Shoal Harbor, which marched to Middletown, and entered the village at daybreak; the other went in flat-bottomed boats, into Shrewsbury…