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Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

Albert Hazen Wright

Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

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Published in [Ithaca? N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sullivan"s Indian Campaign, 1779 -- Casualties (Statistics, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: New York historical source studies.

    Other titlesNew York historical source studies.
    SeriesHis Studies in history,, no. 33
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE235 .W719
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6010563M
    LC Control Number66064974
    OCLC/WorldCa3218197

    – "Washington’s Rock." – View from it. – View from Washington’s Rock. – Another similar Rock at Plainfield. – Celebration at Pluckemin in – Incident at Pluckemin. – Departure from Middlebrook. – Somerville. – Incidents by the Way. – Arrival at Easton. – Sullivan’s Expedition. – Indian Council. – Whitefield.


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Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses. by Albert Hazen Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Sullivan Expedition of the losses. [Albert Hazen Wright]. Genre/Form: History Registers (Lists) Registers Registres: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wright, Albert Hazen, Sullivan expedition of The Sullivan Campaign A Little-Known Offensive Strategic To The War Breaks The Indian Nations' Power by Stanley J.

Adamiak The Sullivan Campaign emerged as one of the larger of the Continental Army's offensives during the American Revolution, yet remains relatively unknown.1 It was an act of reprisal to break the Iroquois Confederation, a Native American. New York Historical Source Studies: The Sullivan Expedition of ; The Regimental Rosters of Men.

("Studies in History," no. 34) Ithaca: Published by the author, pp. (Lists 5, men known to have served in the campaign) _____. New York Historical Source Studies: The Sullivan Expedition of ; The Losses.

("Studies in History. The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign was the largest expedition ever before mounted against native North Americans. It targeted the Iroquois Six Nations Confederacy: specifically, the Seneca, Cayuga and Onondaga nations.

Indeed, the Fall of Iroquoia is forever entwined with the Birth of the American Republic. The year was In the middle of the. The Sullivan Campaign emerged as one of the larger of the Continental Army’s offensives during the American Revolution, yet Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

book relatively unknown.1 It was an act of reprisal to break the Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses. book Confederation, a Native American political and military alliance that included the Seneca, Cayuga, Mohawk, Onondaga, 0neida, and Tuscarora tribes.

In he published "The Sullivan Expedition of Contemporary Newspaper Comments", and in Prof. Wright published "The Sullivan Expedition of Regimental Roster of Men", a listing of over 5, men who served on the campaign. Sorting through this material has been somewhat challenging.

Sullivan, the third son of Irish settlers, served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor (or “President”) of New Hampshire. He commanded the Sullivan Expedition ina scorched earth campaign against the Iroquois towns that had taken up.

The Boyd and Parker Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses. book was a minor military engagement in Groveland, New York on Septemduring the American Revolutionary War. A scout group of the Sullivan Expedition was ambushed and captured by Loyalists and Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

book Seneca Indian allies led Location: Groveland, New York. Full text of "May Meeting, Diaries of Sullivan's Expedition; General Sullivan's Expedition; Journal of William McKendry; Maps of Boston Horbor; The Boston Port Bill; Dr.

Belknap's Protest; Memoir of John Langdon Sibley". The expedition into the Indian country—Measures to be taken at Fort Pitt—Routes to be examined—Misleading the enemy. To Major-General Schuyler, February 11th. The expedition against the Indians. To the President of Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

book, February 26th. Attempt of the enemy on Elizabethtown—The case of Major-General Mifflin. Oliver Spencer (6 October – 22 January ) was a New Jersey officer during the American Revolutionary War and received a special Sullivan Expedition of 1779: the losses.

book to enlist and lead one of 16 Additional Continental was born in Connecticut and later moved to New Jersey, where he married Anna Ogden and became a joined the revolutionary cause and Born: 6 OctoberEast Haddam, Connecticut. The German Battalion or German Regiment or 8th Maryland was an American infantry unit that served for about four and one-half years in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary ized in May as an Extra Continental regiment, the unit recruited ethnic Germans from Maryland and Pennsylvania.

The Continental Congress appointed Notable commanders: Colonel Nicholas. The book shows an illustration of Sullivan across from the title page with the book showing two fold out maps. The piece shows red brown covers with gilt gold lettering across the front and spine reading "General John Sullivan's Indian Expedition ".

The book shows good condition for its age with some wear across the covers. The German Battalion participated in the Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois in Henry Dearborn 's journal listed the "German Regt" under Weltner in Hand's Brigade, together with Lieutenant Colonel Adam Hubley's 11th Pennsylvania Regiment and independent companies led by Captains John Paul Schott and Simon Spaulding.

[37]Active: – Murray, Louise Wells, ed. Notes From Craft Collection in Tioga Point Museum on the Sullivan Expedition of and Its Centennial Celebration ofIncluding Order Book of General Sullivan Never Before Published. Original Manuscript in the New Jersey Historical Society.

Athens, Pa., Myer, Jesse S. Life of William Beaumont. Maxwell and his brigade, after their service in the Sullivan expedition, marched south to New Jersey for the winter encampment ofwhich proved to be the coldest winter ever recorded.

The army survived the long, freezing winter, and Maxwell, along with his men, made a significant, if largely forgotten, contribution to the war effort. The Sullivan and Clinton expedition of against the Six Nations — General John Clinton's army marches up the Mohawk Valley from Schenectady to Canajoharie; supplies and ordnance coming up the Mohawk in batteaux — Portage march, carrying over batteaux on wagons, twenty miles from Canajoharie to Otsego Lake — Third, Fourth and Fifth.

The Sullivan Expedition of The Losses. Vol. 4 Albert Hazen Wright Collection (#) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Sullivan Expedition of Contemporary.

The expedition was seen then, and now, as a tragedy as well as a triumph. In fact, the title of a book by Joseph Fischer labels the campaign A Well- Executed Failure.

Indeed, scholars such as Barbara Graymont have documented the fact that although the economy of the Iroquois was dealt a severe blow by Sullivan’s troops, their military.

In early September ofafter having hacked down thousands of acres of Seneca orchards and corn crops and having set fire to dozens of villages in the region, the Sullivan expedition proceeded west past Canandaigua and continued on toward the large Seneca establishment known as Little Beard’s Town.

Though I am using a variety of sources, my primary reference for the journals of Sullivan’s men is the book published by New York State: Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan against the Six Nations of the Indians in Monument Two: Catharine’s Town, She-Qua-Ga.

Sullivan* accepted the command and immediately be- *-Geueral John Sullivan was born at Somersworth, In New Hampshire, on the opposite side of the river from Berwick, in Maine, J-eljruand was at the date of the expedition 39 years of age, He had acquired a good education under the di- rection of his father, who was a school.

A tribe that allied with the colonists during the War of Independence who suffered heavy losses fighting the British General John Sullivan The leader of an expedition in against hostile Iroquois, with the aim of ''the total destruction and devastation of their settlements and the capture of as many prisoners of every age and sex as possible''.

De Peyster's comment about Fort Niagara referred to the debilitating effects of General John Sullivan's expedition against the Iroquois population of what is today upstate New York. While on a much larger scale than Clark's expedition, Sullivan's undertaking was no less a failure in curtailing the frontier conflict.

of Title: Diary of the Sullivan Expedition, Primary Material: Manuscripts. Subject(s): American Revolution- Sullivan Expedition.

Description: Series V. Writings and Miscellaneous Papers Sullivan Expedition Losses Box 46 Sullivan Expedition Losses Box 46 Sullivan Expedition Losses Box 46 Sullivan Expedition Losses Box 46   Battles of the Revolutionary War: The Sullivan Expedition: J Battle of Stony Point: J Siege of Savannah: September Octo Battles of the Revolutionary War: Siege of Charleston: March Battle of Camden: Aug Battle of Kings Mountain: October 7, The following overview describes highlights from the repository's manuscript collections which pertain to the American Revolution.

An expanded guide to manuscripts on this topic, Revolutionary War Manuscripts in Special Collections and Archives, Rutgers University Libraries by Clark L. Beck, is available for consultation at the New Jersey Room reference desk. [This Orderly Book when received by the Archives and History Division had 22 pages torn off and inserted in another volume.

By placing the two parts together there is given a consecutive record of General Poor's Brigade from Jwhen he was stationed at Wyoming, Pa., to Augat Tioga Point. A British attempt to gain a foothold at San Fernando de Omoa was rebuffed in Octoberand an expedition in against Fort San Juan in Nicaragua was at first successful, but yellow fever and other tropical diseases wiped out most of the force, which then withdrew back to Jamaica.

The following summarizes one of the best-known examples of the Indian Captivity Narrative. It was written in by James E. Seaver from interviews with Mary Jemison, a Scots-Irish woman who was taken by the Seneca during a raid when she was twelve and adopted by a Native family.

It's important to remember, when reading it, that such narratives were often. Start studying USH Chapter 6. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Also, notes, transcripts from contemporary journals, narratives, autobiographies, orderly books, muster rolls and other sources pertaining to Wright's.

Volumes in the collection include a receipt book, ; a letter book,containing business correspondence with a London merchant; a daybook,of Edward Telfair and Company; and a daybook,and ledger,of the firm of Cowper and Telfair.

Charles Thomson Papers, 5 items. Philadelphia, Pa. The first of two volumes centered primarily about General John Sullivan's expedition against the Iroquois in New York during the summer ofa campaign which culminated in a defeat of the Indians and Loyalists in the battle of Newtown (August 29).

Also, Lieutenant Obadiah Gore's diary of John Sullivan's expedition against the Indians in ; and letter book,relating to Connecticut troops, the Society of the Cincinnati, Grosvenor's law practice and his resignation as collector for the county of Windham and the town of Pomfret, Conn.

Correspondents include Major Elijah Bissell. The Wilderness War deals with the Western Front of the Revolutionary War.

America was not only fighting the British for independence, it was fighting the Iroquois Nation. Wilderness War picks up where Wilderness Empire The Wilderness War is the fourth and final book in the Winning America Series/5.

The western expedition—General Sullivan misstates matters of importance—Sullivan’s plan criticised—The force for the expedition—Clinton’s march—Change of corps—Supplies—Magazines—Return of Sullivan’s force—Reasons for undertaking the matter. To Doctor John Cochran, August 16th Describing his table.

McIntosh’s Military Expedition and Command – General Lachlan McIntosh McIntosh’s original grant from Congress, originally near $1, and later reduced to $, was for the reduction of Detroit. The first child of Augustine Washington (–) and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington (–), George Washington was born on their Pope's Creek Estate near present-day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, ing to the Julian calendar and Annunciation Style of enumerating years (then in use in the British Empire), Washington was Born: FebruWestmoreland County.

Poor's brigade was selected for participation in the Sullivan Pdf against the Iroquois in The New Hampshire brigade performed superbly during one of the most challenging operations of the war, and played a vital role in the American victory at Newtown, the major battle of the campaign./6/1: Thomas Jefferson becomes the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia: /6/3: The Continental Army leaves the Middlebrook encampment.

/6/ Sullivan-Clinton Expedition against the Seneca goes through 9/27/ /6/ The Battle of Stono Ferry, South Carolina. /6/ Spain declares war on Great Britain. /7/2: The.The Pennsylvania Line ebook in was organized into thirteen ebook and several independent l battalions of line troops were recruited for the Flying Camp from among the Pennsylvania Associators who took part in the New Jersey campaign in The term "Pennsylvania Line" referred to the quota of numbered infantry regiments assigned to .