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The Burning of Warwarsing

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. Early in the morning of the twenty-second instant, a party of Indians and Tories, consisting of about four hundred, entered the beautiful settlement of Warwarsing, situated on the great road leading from Minisink1 to Esopus, about thirty-five miles from…

Nathan Hale and Andre

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 17.—America has not only produced great military characters, but exhibited many striking instances of humanity and generosity in the present war. Among the latter we may place the treatment given to Major Andre, a British spy, who came…