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September 10, 1775

near Fort Chambly, Canada.

 

1776

Montresor's (Randall's) Island, New York.

New Hampshire privateer schooner McClary captures the schooners Glasgow and Neptune.

 

1777

Tangier Island, Georgia.

Pownalborough, Maine.

Staten Island, New York.

Bergen area, New Jersey. 3 detachments of British with a detachment from New York and another from Staten Island conduct successful a foraging raid into the Jerseys intended to be a diversion for Gen. William Howe's Philadelphia campaign.

HMS Rainbow vs. Gruel

HMS Perseus fires at Congressional troops on shore.

 

1779

Egg Harbor, New Jersey. Several British armed boats destroy a number of vessels and other property.

The New York privateer Black Prince takes and burns the sloop Peggy.

A Guernsey privateer captures a French ship.

The New York privateer Black Prince takes and burns.

British boats destroy a number of vessels.

Captain Sloan's Connecticut letter of marque sloop retakes a schooner.

The letter of marque Union captures a Spanish ship.

The privateer King George captures the Portland.

The French frigate Amazone captures the British man-of-war Ariel.

 

1780

Mask's Ferry, North Carolina.

Tipu Sultan’s forces defeat the British Army.

 

1781

Heard's Mill, Georgia.

 

1782

The Jamaica fleet captures a Spanish polacre.

 

by Norm Desmarais

Recent Articles

The French Landing Site in Newport. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. January 26, 2017.
http://smallstatebighistory.com/identifying-french-landing-site-newport/

 

Rochambeau’s Arrest.  Journal of the American Revolution. November 15, 2016. https://allthingsliberty.com/2016/11/rochambeaus-arrest/

 

 

The French Soldiers Commemorated at the North Burial Ground in Providence. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. Oct. 15, 2015.
http://smallstatebighistory.com/the-french-soldiers-commemorated-at-the-north-burial-ground-in-providence/

 

Russia and the American War for Independence. Journal of the American Revolution. Sept. 14, 2015
http://allthingsliberty.com/2015/09/russia-and-the-american-war-for-independence/

 

 

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