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Capture of Stony Point Criticized

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 20.—We have just seen a rebel newspaper which contains a very curious article relative to the late attack on Stony Point. The article is written in that turgid style, and in that little spirit of triumph, which distinguish…

General Ashe at Briar Creek

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 4.—Yesterday, the British forces, under the command of Colonel Prevost, defeated a party of General Lincoln’s army, under General Ashe, near the junction of Briar Creek and the Savannah River. The following is the British account of the…

French Fleet Go to Boston

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 23.—The French fleet returned to Rhode Island on Thursday last, (20th,) but had suffered so considerably in the late storm, together with some slight engagement with the enemy, that they judged it necessary to retire in order to…