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ABERCROMBIE, General-

supersedes General Shirley,
commander-in-chief,
encamped at Lake George,
proceeds against Ticonderoga,

falls back,

attacks the French works,
repulsed by Montcalm,
superseded by Major General Am-
herst,

ABERCROMBIE, Lieutenant Colonel,
attacks American batteries,
ACKLAND, Lady Harriet-

with Burgoyne's army,
during the action,
her distress,
seeks her husband,
kind treatment of,
subsequent history,
ACKLAND, Major-

commands the Grenadiers,
wounded and taken prisoner,
subsequent history (note),
ADAMS, John-

birth ́ of American Independence,
at town meetings,

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i. 229
i. 264

i. 270

i. 270

i. 272

i. 272

i. 273

i. 290

iv. 879

iii. 223

iii. 232

iii. 259

iii. 263

iii. 264

iii. 277

at Washington's inauguration,
on presidential etiquette,
distrusts the French Revolution,
on the office of Vice President,
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iii. 255

iii. 256

iii. 277

i. 330
i. 395
i. 398

on the General Congress,
opposes petition to the king,

i. 449

on the choice of commander-in-chief, i. 450
proposes Washington as command-

er-in-chief,

on the conduct of Washington,
opposes Lee, and urges Ward as
second in command,
opposed to Lee and Gates,
on the act of Massachusetts General
Court,

to General Thomas on Schuyler's
unpopularity,

picture of festivities at head-quar-

ters,

on the defence of New York,
member of the Board of War and

i. 452

i. 454

ii. 123
ii. 145

Ordnance,
ii. 223
on the Declaration of Independence, ii. 255
its great importance,
ii. 256
concerning sectional jealousies, ii. 287
on committee to confer with Lord

Howe,

his "Discourses on Davila,"
on the British Constitution,
concerning Washington's judgment
of Genet,

to his wife on affairs,
elected President,

ii. 343
iv. 513
v. 10
v. 95
V. 95

minister from France,

presents the colors of France,
complaints against the government
of the United States,
AGNEW, Brigadier General-

i. 455
i. 455

ii. 78

in the expedition against Danbury,
killed at Germantown,
Albany, panic at St. Clair's retreat,
ii. 105 ALLEN, the fighting parson,
ALLEN, Ethan-

at the head of the Green Mountain
Boys,

volunteers in the public cause,
described,

commands expedition to Ticonde-
roga,

proceeds to Shoreham,
arrives at Shoreham,
addresses his men,
surprises Ticonderoga,
expedition against St. Johns,
returns to Ticonderoga,
rivalry with Arnold,

inaugural address,

convenes Congress,

address concerning French indig-
nities,

V. 95
v. 116

v. 191

v. 197

v. 268

v. 270
V. 283

meets Washington at Cambridge,
ADAMS, Sir Thomas,
ADET, Mr.-

to Washington, asking advice,
on the appointment of Washington
commander-in-chief,
nominates minister to France,
ADAMS, Mrs.-

to her husband on the appearance
of Washington,
description of General Lee,

i. 497
ii. 2

account of party at General Mifflin's, ii. 123
to her husband on the cannonade,
ADAMS, Samuel-

ii. 184

as moderator,

v. 283

v. 290

i. 395

i. 399

i. 400

i. 429

proposes Mr. Duché as chaplain,
to his wife about Mr. Duché,
apprised of the movement of troops,
irresolute as to commander-in-chief, i. 451
excepted from proffered pardon,
on the united command of Schuyler
and Gates,

i. 460

v. 291
v. 304

ii. 279

v. 43
i. 321

v. 228
V. 250

v. 267

iii. 49
iii. 287
iii. 117
iii. 177

i. 442
i. 442

i. 443

i. 443

i. 443
i. 444

i. 444

i. 445

i. 446

i. 447

ii. 85

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ARNOLD, Benedict—

arrives at Castleton,

squadron scattered by a storm,
encounters the French fleet,
ARMSTRONG, Colonel John, com-
mands expedition against Kittan-
ning,

iv. 158

perseverance,

embarks on the Chaudiere,
arrives at Point Levi,

sudden apparition,
at Point Levi,

iv. 69

i. 322

iii. 75

ard,

on the Heights of Abraham,
obstacles before him,
holds a council of war,
demands a surrender,
retires to Point aux Trembles,
joined by Montgomery,
leads his division against

INDEX.

iii. 518

Roque,

wounded,

assisted back to camp,
determination and resources,
gallant resolve,

promoted to brigadier general,
keeps up the blockade,

commands at Verplanck's Point,
pursues Colonel Coates,
fight at Quimby Creek,
decoyed into an ambush,
ARMSTRONG, Major, attention to Mer-

iii. 523

iv. 47

iv. 49

iv. 279

iv. 286

i. 241

iii. 193

iii. 201

iii. 306
iii. 213
iv. 419

proposes the surprisal of Ticonde-
roga and Crown Point.
aspires to the command,
serves as volunteer,

desires to command Ticonderoga,
is disappointed and protests,
commands armed schooner,
surprises St. John's,

rivalry with Ethan Allen,
opinion of Allen,

difficulties with Colonel Hinman,
and the committee of inquiry,
indignation,

sets off for Cambridge,
commands the expedition as lieu-

tenant colonel,

sets out for Canada,

to Washington, on the expedition, ii.
to Washington, on his progress,
toils of the expedition,

obstacles to the expedition,

iii. 496
iv. 327

iv. 327

v. 80

ii. 515

i. 443

i. 443
i. 444

i. 444

i. 446

i. 446

i. 446

i. 446

ii. 35

ii. 35
39

ii.

ii. 40

ii. 40

ii. 41

crosses to Wolfe's Cove,
discovered by a boat from the Liz-

ii. 57

ii. 59
62
ii. 70

ii. 70

ii. 94

ii. 95

ii. 96

ii. 97

ii. 97

ii. 126

ii. 127

ii. 127

ii. 128

ii 128

ii. 128
ii. 129

ii. 130

ii. 137

St.

ii. 158

ii. 159

ii. 162

ii. 162

ii. 162
ii. 212

ii. 212

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engages the British,
escapes the enemy,
overtaken, brave resistance,
burns his vessels,

arrives at Crown Point,
passed over by Congress,

to Washington on his non-promo-
tion,

reasons for,

hastens to Danbury,
takes post at Ridgefield,
throws up a breastwork,
narrow escape,

presses the enemy hard,
made major-general,
presented with a horse by Con-

issues proclamation,

style of living,
disputes,

attachment to Miss Shippen,

ii. 212

ii. 213

ii. 213

ii. 226

ii. 227

ii. 228

iii. 47

iii. 48

iii. 50

iii. 51

iii. 52

iii. 52

iii. 53

iii. 54

gress,

iii. 55

declines the command of the Hud-
son,

iii. 71

iii. 71

business with Congress,
commands Philadelphia,

iii. 76

volunteers to relieveFortSchuyler, iii. 171
encourages Gansevoort,
reinforced,

iii. 183

iii. 184

to Gates, determination,
success of his stratagem,
selects a camping ground,
skirmishes with the enemy,
impetuous attack,
quarrel with Gates,
indignant letter to Gates,
tries to goad Gates on,
rushes to the fight,
desperate valor,
storms Burgoyne's camp,
wounded,

iii. 256

iii. 256

iii. 257
iii. 253

to take command of Philadelphia, iii. 419
unsettled accounts,

iv. 11

command of Philadelphia,

iv. 11

iv. 12

iv. 13

iv. 13
iv. 13

projects a settlement in New York, iv. 15

charges against,

iv. 15

iv. 15

iv. 16

iv. 17

iv. 17

ii. 228

ii. 229

ii. 246

ii. 408

ii. 410

ii. 410

ii. 411

ii. 412

ii. 413

ii. 413

ii. 414

iii. 47

iii. 184

iii. 185

iii. 226

iii. 228

iii. 231

iii. 235

iii. 236

iii. 253

sets out for Albany,
address to the public,
appeal to Congress,
exculpated by Congress,
resigns his command,
dissatisfaction with Congress,

iv. 17
iv. 17

iv. 19

to Washington on the court-martial, iv. 18
marries Miss Shippen,
application for a guard,
tried by court-martial,
sentenced to be reprimanded,
reprimanded by Washington,
projects an expedition,

iv. 19
iv. 20

iv. 21

iv. 22
iv. 23

and the French minister,
applies to rejoin the army,

iv. 40
iv. 41

seeks the command of West Point, iv. 80
appointed to the command of West

Point,

iv. 82

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BABCOCK, Colonel, to Governor Cooke,
on the agitations in New York, ii. 351
operations of the enemy,
ii. 352
BACHE'S Aurora,
v. 255
iii. 479
BAKER, Remember, Ethan Allen's

BAIRD, Sir James,

i. 442

lieutenant,
BALCARRAS, Lord, commands light
infantry,

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iii. 255
defends the intrenchments, iii. 257
BALL, Lieutenant Colonel, takes hos-
tile message to Gates,
iii. 369
Barbour, Major, carries message to
Baron de Viomenil,
iv. 376
BARD, Dr. Sam'l, attends Washington, v. 21
BARRAS, Count de, arrives at Boston, iv. 298
address to Mr. Monroe,
v. 282

BAUM, Lieutenant, commands expe-
dition against Bennington,

sets out from camp,

slow march,

Tappan,

iii. 472

surprised by Major General Grey, iii. 473
BAXTER, Colonel, at Fort Washington, ii. 420
killed,
ii. 492

BEALL, General, to secure Pine's
Bridge,
BEAUGEN, Capt. de,

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BEDEL, Colonel, in command at the
Cedars,

menaced by Captain Forster,
repairs to Montreal for reinforce-
ments,

iii. 120
iii. 120
v. 75

iii. 461
iii. 461

intrenches himself,
defeated,

BAYLOR, Lieutenant Colonel, at Old

voys,

Belt of Wampum,

Bemis's Heights fortified,

situation of,

Bennington, expedition against,
situation of,

iii. 173

iii. 174

iii. 175

iii. 176

iii. 179

Bedford Pass neglected,

Beefsteak (The) and Tripe Club,
BELLARNI, M., and the American en-

people on the alert,
battle of,

second battle,

ii. 395

i. 206

ii. 226

ii. 226

BISHOP, Washington's servant,
Black (The) Hunter,
Black rifle,

Black Stock Hill, fight at,
BLAIR, John, acting governor,
judge of Supreme Court,
BLAND, Colonel, at Brandywine,
BLAND, Richard, delegate to the
General Congress,

Blockade of Boston, a play,
Board of War modified,

Bolden (The) Book,

ii. 226

ii. 318

i. 67

v. 287

i. 81
iii. 226
iii. 227
iii. 159

iii. 172

iii. 175

iii. 178

iii. 180

iii. 189

spoils of victory,

BENSON, Egbert, commissioner to
New York,

Berkshire Committees acquit Schuy-
ler,
BERNARD, Gov. Sir Francis, calls upon
the General Court to rescind their
resolution,
BERTHIER, Marshal,

BEVILLE, General de, reconnoitres,
BIENVILLE, Celeron de, despatched
with 300 men to the Ohio,

i. 52

orders the English traders to depart, i. 52
Biggin's Bridge secured by the British, iv. 52
BIRD, Colonel, commands attack on
Peekskill,
retreat,

iv. 424

ii. 219

i. 344
iv. 305
iv. 306

iii. 30
iii. 32
i. 276

i. 165

i. 165

iv. 199

i. 264

V. 28
iii. 203

i. 398

ii. 176
iii. 326
i. 4

V. 182

BOMPARD, Captain, at New York,
BONAPARTE on the death of Wash-
ington,

v. 318
BONNER, Lieutenant Colonel, slain at
Monmouth Court-house,
iii. 435
Bordentown, public storehouses burn-
iii. 93
ed,

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