Skirmishes near Croton River, New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 14—Yesterday, about four o’clock in the afternoon, Colonel Delancey, with about one hundred cavalry and two hundred foot, marched from Morrisania, in New York, and penetrated about thirty-three miles into the country, distant one mile and a half …

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The Effect of Clinton’s Success

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 14.—Among the many good effects which daily arise from General Sir Henry Clinton’s descent upon the Carolina Sultans, we are told the following: The inhabitants of Hillsborough county, North Carolina, have sent a deputation informing Lieutenant-General Earl Cornwallis …

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