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American Revolutionary War History

1776 - General George Washington held a meeting with his generals. The Generals agreed that General Miffin's Pennsylvania Regiments should make up the rear guard as the rest of the army withdrew from Brooklyn.

1779 - In mondern-day Elmira, NY, Continental forces led by Major General John Sullivan and Brigadier General James Clinton defeated a force of Loyalists and Indians commanded by Captain Walter Butler and Chief Joseph Brant. (Battle of Chemung or Newtown, NY)

Revolutionary War Quotes

"One man with courage is a majority."
Thomas Jefferson

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