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Sullivan’s Expedition – Brodhead’s Visit to the Seneca Towns

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 16.—The expedition of General Sullivan against the Indians has been crowned with complete success. Forty of their towns have been reduced to ashes: one of them (Genesee) contained about one hundred and twenty-eight houses; all of their corn…

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 Excursion into Westchester, New York

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 16.—Early this morning, Lieutenant-Colonel Simcoe, with the Queen’s Rangers, Lieutenant-Colonel Emmerick, with the chasseurs, and a detachment of the second battalion of General De Lancey’s brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton, with the dragoons of the legion, and one troop of…