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CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX.

INTRODUCTION.

EARLY HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES,

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PAGE 1729. Colony reverts to the Crown

100 Separation of North and South Carolina 100 1732. Settlement of Georgia

101 1738. Spanish War breaks out

102 1752. Georgia becomes a royal Colony.

103 Early Life of George Washington

105 1753. His Mission to the Western Territory. 106 1754. Plans for a Union of the Colonies

106 1755. Expedition and Defeat of Gen. Braddock . 109 1756. Success of the French under Montcalm. 111 1757. Vigorous Measures of William Pitt

112 1758. Cession of Canada by France

112 1763. Progress of the Colonies in Population, Commerce, &c.

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PAGE, 986-1015. Discoveries by the Ancient NorthmenBiarne Hierulfson's Voyage in 986 .

11 Discoveries of Leif Ericson in 1000

12 Thorwald's Expedition, and Battle with the Skrellings (Esquimaux)

13 Settlement in Vineland, by Thorfinn Karlsefne

14 Voyage of Freydisa, Helge, and Finnebaye 14

Ancient Relics discovered in New England 15 1492. Christopher Columbus sails in Search of a New World

19 Mutiny on board his Vessel, and first Discov- . ery of Land

20 1493. Columbus' second Voyage

26 1498. Columbus' third Voyage

26 1506. Death of Columbus, May 15th .

26 1497-1525. Voyages of Sebastian Cabot

28 1499-1514. Voyages of Americus Vespuccius 28 1525-1542. Career of Hernando de Soto in America.

29 1525. Discoveries of Giovanni Verazzano

35 1562. Voyage of John Ribault

38 1584. Sir Walter Raleigh sends two Ships to America

42 Their Adventures with the Natives

43 1585. Raleigh sends another Fleet to America 45

Ralph Lane appointed Governor of Virginia 45 1586, Colony breaks up and returns to England 47 1615. Sir Walter Raleigh beheaded

51 1606. Colony sent to America by James I. .

52 1607. Settlement of Jamestown.

54 Difficulties with the Natives

56 Life of John Smith saved by Pocahontas

58 Arrival of Newport with a fresh Colony 1633. Colony of Maryland settled by Lord Balti

65 1620. First successful Effort to colonize New England.

68 Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth 69 1625. Colony established near Cape Anne

72 1630. Fifteen Hundred Settlers sail from Eng. land

74 Hostilities commence with the Natives

75 Defeat and Death of King Philip

77 1609. Voyages of Henry Hudson

78 1629. Settlement of Delaware

81 1646. Peter Stuyvesant appointed Governor of New Netherlands.

82 1664. Dutch Possessions surrendered to the Engl'ish

84 1680. William Penn obtains a Grant of Lands in America.

86 1683. Penn forms a Treaty with the Indians

87 1684-1718. His Difficulties with the Settlers

89 1663. Liberal Grants by Charles II. of Territory south of Virginia

93 1665. Constitution for Colony of Carolina formed .693. Constitution annulled

96 702. Attack on St. Augustine

96 War with the Indians

98 Internal Commotions

99

Introductory Remarks .

115 1765. Stamp Act passed. 1766. Meeting of the first Congress

117 Tumults in the Colonies.

• 118 Repeal of the Stamp Act

120 1767. New Taxes imposed

121 Fresh Troubles in consequence .

122 1768. Non Importation Agreement

123 1769. Intemperance of the British Parliament. 123 1770. (22d of April) Duties repealed: (5th March) Boston Massacre

124 Captain Preston tried and acquitted

124 1772. (9th of June). The Gaspar Schooner burned 128

(January). Assembly at Boston; Indiscretion
of the Governor.

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1772. (16th of December). Destruction of Tea in Boston Harbor.

129 1774. The Boston Port Bill.

130 Arrival of Troops at Boston

133 (25th of August) Writs issued for an Assem

bly at Salem ; (9th of September) coun-
termanded, but meets and resolves itself
into a Provincial Congress

133 General Gage fortifies Boston Neck

133 Suffolk Resolutions

134 Proceedings of Congress

135 They publish a Declaration of Rights. 135 Petition from Congress to the King

136 (26th of October). Dissolution of Congress 136 Meeting of the Provincial Congress at Concord; they adjourn to Cambridge

137 Engage Minute Men

137 A Committee of Safety and Supplies

137 Hostile Resolution of the Provincial Congress 138 Exportation of the Military Stores from Brit

ain prohibited; Cannon removed by the
People of Rhode Island

138 Military Stores taken in New Hampshire 138 1775. General Agitation.

138 Debates on American Affairs in Parliament' 139 Provincial Congress

139 Colonel Leslie marches to Salem

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PAGE 1775. (19th April). Battle of Lexington and Concord 140 1775. Committee appointed to correspond with Importance of the War

142
their Friends in Britain and Ireland.

175 Inequality of the Parties engaged 142 Ships-of-War

175 Colonial Army

143 The Colonies make active Preparations for Bravery of General Putnam

143
War.

175 New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Mary1776. Armies of Boston

175 land, and Virginia, espouse the cause of

Dorchester Heights .

. 175 their Countrymen 146 (17th March). Boston evac

177 Lord Dunmore convenes the Assembly 147 General Washington enters Boston ; EnthuGoes on board the Fowey Man-of-War 147

siasm of the People

177 Provincial Convention . 148 General Howe sails for Halifax

177 Lord Dunmore's predatory Warfare

148 Several British Ships and Transports, with Issues a Proclamation

148

Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell, taken by Captain Fordyce killed

148
some American Privateers

177 1776. (Ist January). Norfolk burned

149 General Washington marches to New York' 180 John Connelly's Plot frustrated

149
Affair of the Cunninghams

. 180 1775. Proceedings in South Carolina

149 Major Williamson marches against them 180 Arrival of Lord William Campbell

150 Province forms a temporary Government Georgia joins the Union .

150
Situation of Charleston

180 British Reinforcements

. 183 CHAPTER III. Proclamation of Government

183 Fort Sullivan attacked

183 1774. New Parliament 150 The British repulsed with great Loss

184 175. Joint Address of both Houses

150 Indians attack the Western Frontiers of the Ticonderoga surprised.

152
Southern States

186 Congress meets

152
Moses Kirkland's Plot.

186 Second Petition to the King

152 Change in the Sentiments of the People and Warlike Preparations

153
Congress

188 (15th of June). George Washington chosen (4th of July). The Declaration of IndependCommander-in-Chief 153

190 His Address to the President of Congress : 153 Effect upon the general Aspect of the ConIrregularity of the American Army

153
test

190 Generals Howe, Burgoyne, and Clinton, arrive at Boston

153

CHAPTER V. (17th June). Battle of Bunker's Hill

154 Death of General Warren

1776. Preparations of General Washington at 157 New York

190 Treatment of Prisoners ; Discussions respect

General Howe lands at Staten Island with a ing them

159
formidable Force

. 190 Skirmishes 159

190 Scarcity of Provisions in Boston

Correspondence with Commissioners 159

(28th of August). Battle of Long Island 194 Danger of short Enlistments

159
Defeat and Retreat of the Americans

197 The Royal Cruisers carry on a predatory War

Committee of Congress meet Lord Howe 199 fare against Inhabitants on the coast of New England

(13th of September). The British take Pos161 session of New York

199 Privateers

161 Military Transport gallantly captured by

(21st of September). Destructive Fire in New

. 199 Isaiah Doane 161 (26th of October). Battle of Bronx

201 Canada invaded by the Americans

163

(15th of November). Forts Washington and Fort St. John taken.

163

Lee taken General Carleton defeated on his way from

202

Advance of Lord Cornwallis, and Retreat of Montreal

164 General Prescott taken

Gen. Washington to Brunswick

203 164

(8th of December). General Montgomery marches against Que

General Washington passes the Delaware

203 bec ; joined by Arnold

165 Attacks Quebec; is killed, and his Troops re

(13th of December). Gen. Lee made Prisoner 204 Depression of the Americans.

204 pulsed

167
Rhode Island taken

204 Arnold wounded

167
Dejection of the Americans

204 Honorable Conduct of Sir Guy Carleton 167 Arnold resumes the Siege of Quebec; is un

(30th of November). Proclamation of Lord Howe.

204 successful ; defeats a Body of Canadians

169

(12th of December). Congress quits PhilaMajor-General Thomas arrives ; retreats ;

205 dies

170
Short Enlistments

205 Succeeded in Command by General Sullivan 170

New Army raised

205 Surrender of the Cedars

170 Arnold marches toward the Cedars; signs

Commissioners sent to different Courts of
Europe

207 the Cartel and retires

171 An increased British Force in Canada

Appeal of Congress to all the Provinces of 171 the Union

207 General Sullivan retreats, and is pursued 171 Failure of Mr. Edmund Burke's Conciliatory Retreat of General Arnold

171 General Carleton advances to the Lakes ;

Bill

208 constructs a Fleet

171

CHAPTER VI. (October). Battle of Lake Champlain. 172 General Carleton retires to Isle aux Noix 173 1776. (26th of December). Attack on Trenton • 209 (6th July). Declaration of Congress

173
Success of the Americans

211 (8th July). Their second Petition to the King

1777. (2d of January). Battle of Princeton 213 transmitted to Richard Penn, who sails for

Death of General Mercer

213 England. 173 Americans at Morristown

217 A Postoffice established ; Benjamin Franklin General Washington's desultory and indecielected Postmaster-General

174
sive Warfare in the Jerseys

217
Rival Proclamations
CHAPTER IV.
Prisoners of War

219 Captivity of General Lee

219 775. Congress adjourns ; (5th September) they Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union reassemble

174
between the States

221 British Interest in New York

174

Committee of the States Convention of New Hampshire

175 (15th of November). Confederation ratified 222

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PAGE. 1777. (16th of October). Geneal Burgoyne capitu1777. Finances of Congress

223
lates ; Results of the Capitulation

264 Supineness of the People

223 Consequences of the Convention of SaraWar popular in Britain

224
toga

265 West Indies. 224 Treaty with France

265 Partiality of the French for the Americans 224 (20th of November). British Parliament meets 266 Loyalists in the Provinces

224 Commissioners appointed to treat with the Opening of the Campaign; predatory Incur

Colonies; they sail for America

266 sions

224 1778. (6th of February). Treaty with 'France (23d of March). Stores at Peekskill destroyed 225 signed at Paris

267 (13th of April). Earl Cornwallis attacks Gen

News of that Treaty reaches England 267 eral Lincoln

225 Lord North's Conciliatory Bill reaches Amer(27th of April). Major-General Tryon's Expe

ica before the News of the French Treaty 267 dition against Danbury. 226 British Army in Philadelphia

268 Death of General Wooster

226 American Army at Valley Forge; Want of (8th of May). Piscataway attacked ).

227
Provisions.

269 Sag Harbor

227 Colonel Mawhood's Incursion into Jersey 270 (10th of July). General Prescott taken.

227 (4th of May). General Lacy escapes from Movement of both Armies

227
Crooked Billet

270 (26th of June). General Howe advances rap- (7th of May). American Galleys in the Deiaidly from Amboy, embarks and sails for

ware destroyed

270 the southward 228 La Fayette escapes from Baron Hill

271 (24th of August). General Howe lands at the

(14th of April). Sir William Howe resigns the Head of Elk River

231
Command

272 (11th of September). Battle of Brandywine . 231 Sir Henry Clinton appointed Commander-inMarquis de la Fayette wounded .

232
Chief of the British Army

272 Wilmington surprised

232 (18th of June). Evacuation of Philadelphia . 273 British enter Philadelphia 234 T'he Americans enter that city

273 (8th of October). British Fleet enters the

(28th of June). Battle of Freehold Courthouse 274

234 General Lee tried by a Court-Martial, and (4th of October). Battle of Germantown

234
suspended

275 Fort Mimmin

235
His Character

275 Unsuccessful Attack on Redbank ; Death of

His Death (October, 1782)

276 Count Donop

235 The British Army arrives at New York 276 (15th of November). Attack on Fort Mifflin . 236 Gen. Washington marches to the North River 276 Redbank evacuated

236 (5th of July). Count d'Estaing arrives on the The Delaware opened

236
Coast of America.

276 General Washington quits White Church and (22d of July). Sails for Rhode Island; Lord takes Post at Valley Forge

236
Howe follows him

276 Northern Campaign.

Both Fleets put to sea; separated by a vioGeneral Gates in the North

237
lent Storm

277 General Burgoyne commands the British Ar- Which overtakes Sullivan's Army

280 my in Canada

238 Americans march against the British Lines . 280 Detaches Colonel St. Leger

238 (19th of August). D'Estaing comes to Rhode Meets the Savages ; takes Possession of

Island, but sails for Boston

280 Mount Hope.

240 (6th of July). Retreat of General St. Clair .

CHAPTER IX. Is pursued by General Fraser

241 Skirmish between Colonel Long and Colonel

1778. (28th of August). General Sullivan escapes 280 Hill; the Americans set Fire to the Works

(27th of September). Colonel Baylor surat Fort Ann, and retreat to Fort Edward.

prised; wounded and made Prisoner. : 283 243

283 General Burgoyne takes Possession of Ti

Captain Donop defeated conderoga and Mount Independence

Little Egg Harbor attacked

. 283 243 Pulaski's Legion defeated

284 CHAPTER VIII.

(9th of June). Admiral Byron sails from Eng

land; overtaken by a Storm ; his Fleet dis777. War of Proclamation .

246 persed : (September) arrives at New York ; i30th of July). General Burgoyne reaches Fort

sails for Boston; a Second Time overtaEdward,

248
ken by a Storm

284 Retreat of General Schuyler

248 (3d of November). D'Estaing sails for the
249
West Indies

284 (3d of August). Fort Stanwix invested by St.

Indian War

250 Wyoming destroyed and the People murdered 287 Defeat of General Herkimer

250 Fort Kingston invested; and the Inhabitants (22d of August). St. Leger raises the Siege of

perish in one general Conflagration

287 Stanwix, and retires to Montreal 251 Destruction of Wilkesbarre

. 287 (19th of August). General Gates takes the

Cherry Valley attacked

288 Command of the American Army

252
Mrs. Merrill's Defeat of the Indians

288 (30th of August). Correspondence between

etween

Col. George Rogers Clarke takes Kaskasias 290 General Gates and the British General . 252 1779. (February). Surprises St. Vincent, and comMurder of Miss M-Crea

252

pels Governor Hamilton to surrender 290 (19th of September), Battle of Stillwater and

Irregular Hostilities in Georgia

291 Saratoga

254 Colonel Campbell invades that State. 291 Engagement between General Burgoyne and

Battle of Savannah. the Americans

256

Defeat of the American General Howe 293 (5th of October). Sir Henry Clinton's Move:

Arrival of General Prevost

294 262 Surrender of Sunbury

294 Fort Montgomery taken ; Colonel Campbell General Lincoln appointed to command the slain

262
Southern Army

294 Fort Clinton stormed

264
Savannah River

295 American Vessels of War burned by their Boyd's Loyalists defeated

295 Crews

264 Colonel Campbell abandons Augusta, and reForts Independence and constitution evac

turns to Savannah

295 uated 264 Ashe defeated at Brier Creek.

290 The Briist advance to Esopus, which they (23d of April). Lincoln marches up the sa. reduce 10 Ashes

264
vannah

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PAGE 1779. (29th of April). Gen. Prevost enters South 1780. General La Fayette lands at Boston ; his Carolina

298
Reception

343 Marches to Charleston 298 Patriotic Exertions in Philadelphia

344 (10th of May). Arrives at Ashley Ferry 299 (10th of July). French Fleet, with Troops, (12th of May). Summons Charleston to sur

arrives in America

344 render

299 Sir Henry Clinton proceeds against Rhode The British Army retires, and recrosses Ash

Island

344 ley Ferry

299 Recalled by the Advance of General Wash General Prevost retreats to john's Island, and

ington against New York.

344 is followed by General Lincoln 299 Discontent of the American Troops

34 1 (20th of June). Engagement at Stony Ferry · 300 1779. Treason of Arnold

345 Slaves revolt

301

Major Andre's Case (8th of May). Incursion into Virginia . 301 (22d of September). His Capture

348 Stony Point and Verplank's taken . 304 His Trial and Execution.

349 Sir Henry Clinton returns to New York 304 (21st of November). Major Talmadge's desulCoast of Connecticut ravaged

304
tory Warfare

350 (15th of July). Stony Point retaken

306
Cartel

350 Evacuated 307 1780. Proceedings of Lord Cornwallis after the

' Sir Henry Clinton takes Possession of it

307
Battle of Camden

351 Penobscot attacked. 307 He takes Possession of Charleston

351 Admiral Arbuthnot supersedes sir George Colonel Clarke attacks the British at Augusta 352 Collier

308 Besieges Colonel Brown at Garden Hill 352 (20th of August). Major Lee attacks Powle's

Colonel Clarke retreats

352 Hook ; he retreats

308 Depredations committed by Col. Ferguson 352 War on the Six Nations, and the Southern

Retreats toward Charleston, and is pursued
Indians

309
by the Americans ,

352 (22d of August). Sullivan attacks the Indian (7th of October). He is defeated and killed on tribes

310
King's Mountain

354 He resigns his Commission

310 Earl Cornwallis retreats toward South Car(23d of December). D'Estaing and the Ameri

olina ; (29th October) reaches Wynnesbo. cans besiege Savannah

310
rough

355 They attempt to storm the Town 312 Americans assemble at Charlotte

355 Are repulsed

312 General Gates retreats to Salisbury and HillsEffects of the Repulse ; ingenious Enterprise

borough.

356 of Colonel White during the Siege of Sa. Returns to Charlotte

350 vannah

313 Superseded in the Command of the SouthWeakness of the Southern States

315

ern Army by General Greene (26th of December). Sir Henry Clinton sails

General Greene takes a British Post at Clerfrom New York .

315
mont

356 1780. (11th of February). Lands on John's Island 317

His embarrassing Situation

357 (9th of April). Siege of Charleston

319 Correspondence with Earl Cornwallis 357 (12th of May). It surrenders

322 (27th of December). Col. Washington surpriProceedings of Sir Henry Clinton

322

ses a Body of Loyalists at Ninety Six 358 Colonel Buford surprised and defeated 323 (12th of November), Sumpter attacked at (3d of June). Sir Henry Clinton's Proclama

Broad River by Major Wemyss, whom he tion

323
takes Prisoner

358 (5th of June). He returns to New York, leav- (20th of November). Attacked by Tarleton at Lord Cornwallis to command in the South 324

Black Stocks and wounded.

358 Board of Police established in Charleston 325

General Marion

358 Rigorous Measures ; Baron de Kalb proceeds

1781. (14th of January). General Tarleton averSouthward.

327
takes Morgan

• 359 Colonel Sumpter makes an Irruption into (17th of January). Battle of Cowpens 360 South Carolina 327 Tarleton routed

360 General Gates appointed to command the

Loss of the British

361 Southern Army

328 Earl Cornwallis forms a Junction with Colo(13th of August). Arrives at Rugely's Mills . 328 nel Leslie

361 Lord Cornwallis repairs to Camden

329 (191h of January). Begins his remarkable Pur: Defeat of the Americans near Camden, and

suit of Morgan

361 Death of Baron de Kalb 330 (28th). Morgan escapes

361 Colonel Sumpter surprised and defeated near

Americans pursued

363 Catawba Ford

331
Their Two Divisions form a Junction

363 (14th of February). They cross the Dan 364 CHAPTER X.

Earl Cornwallis marches back to Hillsbo. rough

361 1779. Naval Operations of John Paul Jones. 331 (22d of February). The Americans recross Capture of the Serapis .

336
the Dan

365 Loss of the Bon Homme Richard 338 (25th of Feb.). Pyle's Loyalists defeated

365 Capture of the Countess of Scarborough 338

(27th of Feb.). Retreat of Earl Cornwallis, Effects of these Naval Victories

339
and Advance of General Greene

361 Rencontre between Lee and Tarleton

361 CHAPTER XI. Battle of Guilford Courthouse

367 Consequences of the Victory .

368 780. Difficulties of General Washington

339 Intense Frost in New York.

339

CHAPTER XII. (14th of January). Attack on Staten Island tne Americans repulsed

340 1781. (17th of April). Earl Cornwallis retires to Embarrassments of Congress

340
Wilmington

370 Mutinous State of the American Army. 341 General Greene pursues Earl Cornwallis

370 General Knyphausen invades Jersey. 341 Proceeds to South Carolina

370 Destruction of Connecticut Farms

341 Generals Lee and Marion attack Fort Watson 372 Murder of Mrs. Caldwell

342 The Garrison capitulates (18th of June). Sir Henry Clinton returns to

Situation of Camden

3791 New York 342 Battle of Hobkerk's Hili.

373 342 (7th of May). Colonel Watson reaches Cam Èvacuation of the Jerseys

. 343
den, which is evacuated

374 General Wayne attacks Bergen Point 343 (10th of May). British Post taken

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1781. Lord Rawdon retires to Monk's Corner . 374 1781. Occupies Yorktown and Gloucester Point 394
(5th of June). Augusta taken

French Donation

394

(22d of May). Ninety Six besieged.

. 376 Interview between Generals Washington and

Siege raised.

378

Rochambeau

394

Greene retreats, and is pursued by Lord Raw-

The French and American Armies.

394

378 They advance to Kingsbridge, and retire 396

Ninety Six evacuated

378 Count de Grasse encounters Samuel Hood in

Both Armies return to Congaree

378

the Straits of St. Lucie

Gen. Greene joined by Marion and Sumpter 378

Resolutions to attack Cornwallis

396

Marches to the high Hills of Santee

379

Gen. Heath Defends the Posts on the Hudson 397

Lord Rawdon embarks for Europe, leaving

(30th of August). The combined American

the Command with Lieutenant-Colonel Stu-

and French Armies enter Philadelphia 397

art

379 Count de Grasse arrives at Chesapeake Bay 397

(22d of August). General Greene leaves the

Admiral Graves pursues De Grasse

398

high Hills of Santee

379 (6th of September). Arnold attacks New Lon-

(8th of September). Battle of Eutaw Springs 380

don

398

Great Loss on both Sides

380 (25th of September.) Allied Armies land at

Tories and Whigs

381

Williamsburgh

399

(4th of August). Execution of Col. Haynes . 381 (28th of Sept.). They march toward Yorktown 399

General Pickens's. Expedition against the

(6th of October). Siege of Yorktown

401

Cherokees.

382 (19th of October). Earl Cornwallis capitu-

lates ; Terms of Capitulation

405

CHAPTER XIII.

Examination of his Conduct

407

1781. Review of the general Condition of Amer-

CHAPTER XIV.

ica at the beginning of the Year 1781 382

Mutiny of the Pennsylvania and Jersey 1781. Count de Grasse sails for the West Indies . 407

Troops

383 (27th of November). General Washington at

Sir Henry Clinton endeavors to take Advan-

Philadelphia

409

tage of it

384 Marquis de la Fayette returns to Europe 409

Relative Positions of the hostile Armies on

General Ross makes an Incursion into the

the Hudson.

385

Country on the Mohawk

409

British and French Fleets meet off the Ches-

An Engagement takes place at Johnstown

apeake

385

between him and Colonel Willet

. 409

Chesapeake Bay

386 The British retreat, pursued by Willet 409

General Leslie invades Virginia

386 Consequences of the Surrender of Yorktown

Gen. Arnold lands at Westover, enters Rich-

and Capture of Cornwallis and his Army 409

mond, where he commits great Destruction 387 (27th of November). The British Parliament

Returns to Westover

387

meets ; its Proceedings

410

Gen. Philips takes the command in Virginia . 388 1782. (24th of March). Case of capt Haddy. 410

Baron Steuben, unable to resist the Invaders,

Sir Guy Carleton succeeds Sir Henry Clinton 411

retreats toward Richmond

388 Pacific Communications

411

(30th of April). Generals Philips and Arnold

Proceedings in the Southern States

411

reunite their Forces, and march against

(12th of April). Count de Grasse defeated and

Manchester

388

taken Prisoner

412

De la Fayette takes the Command in Virginia 389 1783. (19th of April). Peace restored

412

Death of General Philips

389
(20th of May). Cornwallis enters Virginia

American Independence acknowledged by

389

Great Britain

414

Pursues La Fayette

390 (25th of November). Evacuation of New York

Sends Tarleton against Charlotteville

390

by the British

. 414

And Simcoe against Steuben

391 State of the American Army

414

(7th of June). La Fayette joined by General

Address to the Officers of the Army

414

Wayne at Rackoon, and returns South-

General Washington's Speech at the Meeting

ward

391

of Officers.

417

Save the stores of Albemarle Courthouse

391

(4th of December). He takes Leave of the

Cornwallis returns down the River

391

Army previous to his Resignation

422

Adventure of Charles Morgan

392 (23d of December). Resigns his Commission,

(6th of July). Skirmish at James River

394

and retires to Mount Vernon

422

Earl Cornwallis evacuates Portsmouth.

Character of Washington

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