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British Account of the Siege of Savannah

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 22.—On the first day of last month (September) Count D’Estaing arrived off the coast of Georgia, in order to co-operate with the Americans under the command of General Lincoln, in the reduction of Savannah. Upon the fifteenth, says…

British Enter New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 16. –Yesterday morning, about eleven o’clock, the British troops, under cover of a tremendous fire from eight or ten ships-of-war, effected a landing near Mr. Stuyvesant’s house in the Bowery, and in a few hours after took possession…