Action at Tarrytown, New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 20.—On Sunday evening, the 15th instant, two sloops of war, two tenders, and one galley, all British, came up Hudson River, with intention, as is supposed, to destroy the stores then moving from West Point to the army. …

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Commendations for Tarrytown Action

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. General Washington, in the general orders of July 19, notices this affair as follows: The Commander-in-chief is exceedingly pleased with the conduct of Major-General Howe, for marching with so much alacrity and rapidity to the defence of the stores …

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Wayne’s Attack on the Bergen Block-House

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. July 19.—This morning, the first and second Pennsylvania brigades, commanded by Brigadier-General Wayne, marched from their respective encampments for the purpose of collecting and bringing off those cattle in Bergen county, New Jersey, immediately exposed to the enemy. After …

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Stockbridge Indians

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. On the late alarm occasioned by the evacuation of Ticonderoga, a number of the Stockbridge Indians marched with the militia of that county, and were stationed with Generals Nixon and Fellows, between Fort Edward and Fort Ann. On the …

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