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American Revolutionary War History

1776 - Benedict Arnold notified General Sullivan that his garrison had successfully moved out of Montreal and that they had siezed some spirits and molasses in that town.

1776 - In Boston Harbor, an armed Connecticut vessel along with several schooners siezed two British ships and took 200 sailors and soldiers prisoner.

1778 - U.S. General George Washington's troops finally left Valley Forge after a winter of training.

1778 - The Patriots returned to Philadelphia after nine months of British occupation. The British had abandoned the city the previous day.

Revolutionary War Quotes

"The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
Samuel Adams

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