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American Revolutionary War History

1779 - Patriots under Major Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee attacked British defensive positions at Paulus Hook, NJ. Lee withdrew without detroying the fort due to concerns of British reinforcements from New York City.

Revolutionary War Quotes

"I am wearied to death all day with a variety of perplexing circumstances, disturbed at the conduct of the militia, whose behavior and want of discipline has done great injury to the other troops, who never had officers, except in a few instances, worth the bread they eat."
- George Washington, in a letter to his nephew on September 30, 1776

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