Redaction of Fort St. George – Coram

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 23.—This evening Major Tallmadge1 returned to Fairfield, in Connecticut, from a very spirited and successful enterprise against Fort St. George on Long Island; having destroyed the fort and such forage and supplies as could not be carried away …

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Loyalist Account of Fort St. George

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. The following is the return of prisoners taken in Fort St. George:—One half-pay lieutenant-colonel, one half-pay captain, one lieutenant, one surgeon, fifty rank and file, one garrison standard. The British account of this expedition is as follows:—”A party of …

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General Conway

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. November 23.—This morning Major-General Conway set out from Philadelphia on his return to France. The history of the treatment this gentleman has received is so singular, that it must make a figure in the anecdotes of mankind. He has …

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