Francis Marion, Personal Correspondence, Apr. 1781

Gen. Greene to Gen. Marion. Camp, Deep River, April 4, 1781. Dear Sir, This will be handed to you by Capt. Conyers,1 who will inform you what we have contemplated. He is sent forward to collect provisions for the subsistence of the army, and I beg you will assist him in this necessary business. The army …

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Condition of the Rebel Army


From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. April 17.—By a person who was, like many others, forced into the rebel army against his consent, and yesterday escaped from Newark, we are assured that the rebel troops, being served with salt beef, (which is exceedingly putrid from …

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