New Jersey continental line in the Virginia campaign of 1781. by William S. Stryker

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Published by J. L. Murphy, printer in Trenton, N.J .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • New Jersey,
  • Yorktown (Va.)

Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories.,
  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781.

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StatementBy William S. Stryker ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE263.N5 S9
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6905015M
LC Control Number01010226
OCLC/WorldCa2548534

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Mostly captured in Charleston. Among those who escaped, a company sized group of men under Captain Alexander Parker returned to Virginia to participate in the Virginia Campaign and siege of Yorktown.

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Cornwallis’s campaign against Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene. In Januaryalthough not willing to desert the cause, soldiers in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania lines reached the breaking point and mutinied over the lack of pay and scarcity of rations.

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During September, Militia companies from Augusta began to assemble with Washington’s Army at Yorktown, Virginia. The siege formally got underway on September 28 th. Despite a late attempt by Cornwallis to escape via Gloucester Point, the siege lines closed in on his positions and the allied cannons wrought havoc in the British camps, and on Octo he opened negotiations to.

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