British Account of the Battle of Camden

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. A British writer gives the following relation of the rise and progress of the continental army under the command of General Gates, till the total defeat thereof, near Camden: “So long ago as the end of March, or beginning …

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Actions of the French Fleet

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 20.—A gentleman who went on board the French fleet at Sandy Hook, gives the following account of their principal transactions during the time he was on board: On the 30th of July the fleet arrived off, and anchored …

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Tar and Feathering

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. August 8. –The riflemen on their way from the southern colonies through the country, administer the new-fashioned discipline of tar and feathers to the obstinate and refractory Tories that they meet on their road, which has a very good …

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