Cornwallis’s Surrender – Capitulation

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Cornwallis’s Surrender celebrated at Trenton

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 28.—Yesterday the great and important event of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his whole army, to the combined forces commanded by his Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON, was celebrated at Trenton, in New Jersey, with every mark of joy …

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Battle of Eutaw Springs

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 9.—General Greene has added another to the number of rebel victories. Yesterday morning at four o’clock, having been joined by the forces under General Marion, he made the following disposition of his army, and marched from the encampment …

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Execution of Colonel Hayne

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 26.—Colonel Isaac Hayne was, by a mandate of Balfour’s, ignominiously hanged in Charleston, South Carolina, on the fourth instant. After the execution, his young son was permitted to carry his father’s body and inter it at his plantation …

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Engagement near Jamestown, Va.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 8.—Lafayette and Wayne are leading the British in Virginia through a very intricate path. The latest operation is that of Wayne, with a handful of Pennsylvanians, frightening the whole of Cornwallis’s army of “undaunted Britons.” The Tories say …

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