Elsie remarked pleasantly: "That is a good frame of mind to be in when visiting Revolutionary scenes."
"This will not be your first visit to Newburgh and the Hasbrouck House, mother?" said the captain in a tone of inquiry.
"No," she answered, "I was there some years ago, but am well pleased to repeat my visit."
"When was it that Washington was there?" asked Elsie. "I know that some of the time he was in Massachusetts and at other times in New Jersey and Pennsylvania."
"Yes," said her father, "but he was here on the Hudson, holding his headquarters at Newburgh, at the close of the Revolution. It was in April, 1782, he took possession of his quarters there, and there he continued most of the time until November, 1783, when the Continental Army was disbanded."
"Because the war was over?" asked Eric Leland.
"Yes; and the brave men who had done and suffered so much together had to bid each other farewell, separate, and go to their homes. Of course they were very glad and t
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