The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775

With Numerous Illustrative Notes

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1855
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,006 / 100 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: D
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 437
Added to site: 2007.02.21
mnybks.net#: 16104
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Audiobook, War

To which is added a Supplement, containing Official Papers on the skirmishes at Lexington and Concord.

Show Excerpt

creek, on the south side. The village of Schuylerville is just across the stream, on the north side. On the plain, in front of the village of Schuylerville, was a regular quadrangular fortification, with bastions, called Fort Hardy. It was erected in 1756, and named in honor of the governor of New York at that time.]

[Footnote 25: On the west side of the Hudson, six or eight miles below Fort Edward. The river is there broken by swift rapids. During this campaign, Major (afterward General) Putnam was here surprised by a party of Indians, and boldly descended the rapids in a canoe, and escaped. It was a feat they never dared to attempt, and they felt certain that he was under the protection of the Great Spirit. Here a stream called Bloody Run enters the Hudson. It is so named because a party of soldiers from the garrison, in 1759, went there to fish, were surprised by the Indians, and nine were killed and scalped.]

Monday 26th. Rainy and wet--I come up the River in a Battoe to Fort Edward to the

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 by Abraham Tomlinson - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
The City of Delight
by Elizabeth Miller
The Outline of History
by H.G. Wells
The River War
by Winston S. Churchill
A History of English Literature
by Robert Huntington Fletcher

See more popular titles from this genre.