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Washington and His Comrades in Arms, Preface and Contents

Prefatory Note The author is aware of a certain audacity in undertaking, himself a Briton, to appear in a company of American writers on American history and above all to write on the subject of Washington. If excuse is needed it is to be found in the special interest of the career of Washington to…

Rivington’s News – The Black Act – Connecticut – Massachusetts and New Hampshire

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 16.—Our correspondents beyond the lines, says Rivington, give as a most melancholy description of the wretchedness of the inhabitants of all parts of the country. The increase of the numbers who are for peace and the re-union, by…