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Battle of Rhode Island

The war was a long struggle that demanded much of the American people. Rhode Island responded to those demands with patriotic fervor, enduring the dangers of invasion and occupation at home, while sending soldiers to almost every major campaign throughout the war. Some of the most noteworthy contributions were made by African-Americans, Indians, and by members of the sovereign Narragansett … Continue reading

July 3: Wyoming Valley Massacre

Battle of Wyoming Region: Poconos / Endless Mountains County: Luzerne, State: PA.

The Battle of Wyoming and the massacre that followed, in July 1778, has been called the “horror of the American Revolution” because of the brutal and horrific acts committed by Iroquois Confederation warriors and their British and Loyalist allies against the Connecticut Yankees who had settled Pennsylvania’s Wyoming … Continue reading

Battle of Monmouth

Old Monmouth Courthouse: Battle of Monmouth (New Jersey) on 28th June 1778

Old Monmouth Courthouse: Battle of Monmouth (New Jersey) on 28th June 1778

British and German troops against the American Continental Army and Colonial Militia. Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, Major-General Lord Cornwallis and Major-General Knyphausen commanding the British and German army against General George Washington and Major-General Charles Lee … Continue reading

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