Siege of Yorktown, Va., commenced

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Naval Engagement off the Chesapeake

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Sullivan’s Expedition – Brodhead’s Visit to the Seneca Towns

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 16.—The expedition of General Sullivan against the Indians has been crowned with complete success. Forty of their towns have been reduced to ashes: one of them (Genesee) contained about one hundred and twenty-eight houses; all of their corn …

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Simcoe’s Enterprise in New Jersey

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 27.—Yesterday morning, about two o’clock, the Queen’s rangers, with the cavalry belonging to that regiment, and ten light horse under the command of Captain Stewart, who are stationed on Staten Island, landed at Amboy, in Jersey, and proceeded …

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Contagion at Philadelphia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 30.—We hear that the committee at Philadelphia is dissolved, and that the utmost confusion now reigns in that city; that their currency is got as low as twenty-eight for one; that General Lee has had a duel with …

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