General Ashe at Briar Creek

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 4.—Yesterday, the British forces, under the command of Colonel Prevost, defeated a party of General Lincoln’s army, under General Ashe, near the junction of Briar Creek and the Savannah River. The following is the British account of the …

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Dorchester Heights Taken

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 9. –Last Saturday night [March 2], the artillery at the fortresses of Cobble Hill and Lechmere’s Point, below Cambridge, and at Lamb’s dam in Roxbury, bombarded and cannonaded the town. The following night, the same was continued with …

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