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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…

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…

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…