Revolutionary Imprints. Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian

Revolutionary Imprints

Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian


This Week in History

May 15, 1779

Middletown, New Jersey. Militiamen skirmish with some British troops.

Two armed boats capture three sloops.



Sandy Hook, New Jersey. HMS Swift sends armed boats to shore but they are fired on by the Americans.

The Cygnet captures the Whig privateer brig Spitfire.



Fort Granby, South Carolina.

Beech Island, Savannah River, South Carolina.

Fort Lee, New Jersey. Bergen and Orange County militias attack a Loyalist blockhouse.

The Crown privateer schooner General Arnold captures the brig Anna Maria.

The Crown tender Punch captures two schooners.



Mattituck, New York.

St. Marys River, Georgia.

The HMS Astrea captures the ship Lady Clausen (or Clawson), formerly the Columba, and a cutter.


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