Monthly Archives: August 2016

Aug. 31, 1776–While her husband George

Aug. 31, 1776–While her husband George Washington manages the retreat of his army in New York, Martha Washington hopes for good news from home. Her son Jack writes her a letter that Martha has become a grandmother. “I have the … Continue reading

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Aug. 28-9, 1776. George Washington and h

Aug. 28-9, 1776. George Washington and his army silently evacuate Long Island by boat to Manhattan during a heavy fog overnight to prevent the destruction of his army. Believing the Americans to be much stronger than they are, British General … Continue reading

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Aug. 27, 1776 “We have had a glorious d

Aug. 27, 1776 “We have had a glorious day against the rebels,” a British field officer reports after the American line retreats during the Battle of Long Island. http://ow.ly/i/eD3ql

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Aug. 27, 1776, On this day in history, t

Aug. 27, 1776, On this day in history, the Battle of Long Island takes places during the American Revolution. http://ow.ly/i/eD32K

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Aug. 1776-George Washington gives his me

Aug. 1776-George Washington gives his men a pep talk before the Battle of Long Island. “The time is now near at hand, which must determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves. Whether they are to have any property … Continue reading

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Why did Dolley wish for Philly #TBT 1814

Why did Dolley wish for Philly #TBT 1814 redcoats. Hot summer Hot book https://amzn.com/1621574784 Regnery Publishing http://ow.ly/i/mcsUs

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Was British Admiral Cockburn a pirate? #

Was British Admiral Cockburn a pirate? #BurningoftheWhiteHouse You decide https://amzn.com/1621574784

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