Georgian: A Pattern of Spoons, Forks and All Other Pieces of Table Flat Ware is Partly Shown in this Book, in which is Also Given an Account of the Chief Events of the War of the Revolution and the Acts of Oppression which Preceded and Provoked It; to which are Added Sundry Pictures of Places and Things Identified with this Momentous Conflict ...
C.H. Heintzemann, 1899 - Architecture, Georgian - 63 pages
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Page 17 - ... Americans under Colonel Meigs retaliated by crossing from Connecticut to Sag Harbor, on Long Island, where they burned twelve British vessels and destroyed stores, bringing back ninety prisoners without the loss of a man. Another incident illustrative of the daring and adroitness of the American soldiers was the capture of General Prescott, commander of the British forces in the neighborhood of Rhode Island, whose tyranny had excited the indignation of the people. On the night of July tenth,...