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Tarleton’s Attack on Bedford, N. Y.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 2.—Last night, Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton marched out with a detachment of cavalry, and early this morning attacked a party of the rebel Nags, commanded by a Colonel Sheldon, in the neighborhood of Bedford. The Americans’ situation was in a…

British Excursion into Westchester, New York

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 16.—Early this morning, Lieutenant-Colonel Simcoe, with the Queen’s Rangers, Lieutenant-Colonel Emmerick, with the chasseurs, and a detachment of the second battalion of General De Lancey’s brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton, with the dragoons of the legion, and one troop of…