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Lord Stirling’s attempt on Staten Island

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 16.—Early yesterday morning about two thousand American troops under the command of Major-General Lord Stirling, passed over the ice at De Hart’s Point, in Jersey, and landed at Staten Island, near Mercereau’s dockyard. When they came to the…