Siege of Ninety-Six

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 22.—Information being received that Lord Rawdon had received a reinforcement from England, and that he was advancing to the relief of Ninety-Six, General Greene determined to make an attack upon the British fortifications, before he raised the siege, …

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Bonnel’s Attack on Greenwich

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 19.—Yesterday morning, about four o’clock, thirty-two refugees, commanded by Captain Bonnel and other officers, landed at Greenwich, in Connecticut. A thick fog favored their entrance, and they marched through the town undiscovered; but the rebel guard being at …

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Fire-arms at Worship

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. June 22. –The Provincial Congress of South Carolina broke up, after three weeks of unremitted application. They have requested, by public advertisement, that men of every denomination and persuasion will carry with them to all places of divine worship, …

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