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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Colonel Hyde’s Visit to Jersey

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. April 27.—Yesterday, the British, in two divisions, landed in the county of Monmouth, in New Jersey; one party at Shoal Harbor, which marched to Middletown, and entered the village at daybreak; the other went in flat-bottomed boats, into Shrewsbury …

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British Attack at Middleton

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. On Monday last, the 26th of April, about break of day, a detachment of British, consisting of seven hundred men, were discovered by a scouting party of Colonel Ford’s, coming up the North River, about half a mile below …

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