Revolutionary Imprints. Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian

Revolutionary Imprints

Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian

  

This Week in History

August 15

1775

Penny Ferry, Massachusetts. HMS Fowey exchanges shots with Americans on shore.

A Beverly Massachusetts privateer takes sloop North Briton.

 

1776

The privateer Franklin takes a brig.

The sloop Montgomery takes a bark and sends her to Providence.

The HM sloop of war Pomona takes 13 American vessels and engages two privateers.

 

1777

Aimable Marie driven ashore.

 

1779

Thompson's Island, Upper Allegheny River, Pennsylvania. An advance detachment of 23 Americans attacks a superior force of Senecas

 

1780

Fort Carey (Camden), South Carolina.

Ford of the Wateree, South Carolina.

 

1781

Four Mile Branch, South Carolina.

Norwalk, Connecticut.

Newark, New Jersey.

 

1782

Bryan's Station, South Carolina (now Kentucky).

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