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Campbell’s Cherokee Expedition

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 15.—The North Carolina boys have returned from the expedition against the Cherokees crowned with success. Colonel Arthur Campbell, who commanded them, in his report to Mr. Jefferson, dated this day, gives the following, circumstantial account of their experience:…

Attack on Captain Huddy

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 11.—Yesterday morning, seventy-two men, composed of new levies, refugees, and negroes, under the command of Lieutenants Josiah Parker and William Hewlet, about an hour before day, attacked the house of Captain Joshua Huddy, of Monmouth county, New Jersey,…