Revolutionary Imprints. Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian

Revolutionary Imprints

Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian


This Week in History

October 1


Massachusetts privateer schooner Speedwell captures the British Navy victualler transport snow St. George.

Privateer schooner Dolphin captures the schooner Prosperity.



Billingsport, New Jersey. After the British seize the American fort, Whig ships fired on it until beaten off.

HM Frigate Ambuscade recaptures the Sir William Erskine.



Hackensack, New Jersey.



Savage Point, Georgia.

Croton, Verplanck’s Point and Stony Point, New York.

French Lick (Nashville), Tennessee.

The ship Sir George Collier, the schooner Hammond and the sloop Lord North take and scuttle the ship Clementina.



Crompond, New York.

The schooner Dolphin captures the whaleboat Victory.

Two British letters of marque sink the French privateer Duc de Bourgogne.

The privateer sloop Retaliation captures a schooner.

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