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The Continental Army, Chapter IV

An Army Truly Continental: Expanding Participation While the Continental Army in the north took shape in 1776, the colonies to the south also turned to military preparations. The process began, much as it had in New England, with the formation of forces by revolutionary governments to oppose British threats in the immediate vicinity of each…

Lord Rawdon’s Proclamation (in verse)

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.   To all our subjects true and loyal, We greeting send this promise royal, Tho’ signed by Rawdon and Balfour, They’re George’s sentiments, we’re sure. And therefore if you can believe it, As such we doubt not you’ll receive…