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IN FIVE VOLS.
NEW YORK: G. P. PUTNAM AND SON, 661 BROADWAY, OPPOSITE BOND STREET.
Nov 30, 1926
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for
STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY
H. O. HOUGHTON AND COMPANY.
Sufferings of the Army at Morristown. - Rigorous Win-
Derangement of the Currency. - Confusion
in the Commissariat. - Impressment of Supplies.
Patriotic Conduct of the People of New Jersey. -
The Bay of New York Frozen over. - Lord Stir-
ling's Expedition against Staten Island. — Knyp-
hausen's Incursion into the Jerseys.- Caldwell's
Church at Elizabethtown burnt. - Character of its
Pastor. Foray into Westchester County. - Burn-
Arnold in Command of Philadelphia.—Unpopular Meas-
ures.- Arnold's Style of Living. — His Schemes
and Speculations. His Collisions with the Exec-
utive Council. - His Land Project. Charges sent
against him to Congress. His Address to the Pub-
lic. Charges referred to a Court-martial. His
Marriage. Verdict of the Court-martial. - Arnold
reprimanded. Obtains Leave of Absence from the
South Carolina threatened. Its Condition and Popu-
lation. Stormy Voyage of Sir Henry Clinton.
Tarleton.Fleet arrives at Tybee. Sir Henry
Clinton advances upon Charleston. - Lincoln pre-
pares for Defense. -- Commodore Whipple. - Gov-
ernor Rutledge. - Forebodings of Washington.
Embarkation of British Troops at New York. -
Washington sends De Kalb with Reinforcements.
Evils of the Continental Currency. Military Reforms
proposed by Washington. Congress Jealous of
Military Power. - Committee of Three sent to con-
fer with Washington. - Losses by Depreciation of
the Currency to be made good to the Troops. - Ar-
rival of Lafayette.- Scheme for a Combined Attack
Arnold has Debts and Difficul-
ties. His Proposals to the French Minister. -
Anxious to return to the Army. - Mutiny of the
Connecticut Troops. - Washington writes to Reed
for Aid from Pennsylvania. Good Effects of his
Siege of Charleston continued. - British Ships enter the
Harbor. British Troops march from Savannah.
Tarleton and his Dragoons. His Brush with
Colonel Washington. Charleston reinforced by
Woodford. Tarleton's Exploits at Monk's Corner.
- At Laneau's Ferry. - Sir Henry Clinton rein-
forced. Charleston capitulates. Affair of Tarle-
Knyphausen marauds the Jerseys. - Sacking of Con-
North Carolina. - Difficulties of its Invasion. - Charac-
ter of the People and Country. — Sumter, his Char-
acter and Story. - Rocky Mount. — Hanging Rock.
- Slow Advance of De Kalb. Gates takes Com-
mand. Desolate March. Battle of Camden. -
Flight of Gates. - Sumter surprised by Tarleton
at the Waxhaws. - Washington's Opinion of Mi-
Washington applies to the State Legislatures for Aid. —
Subscriptions of the Ladies of Philadelphia. — Gates
appointed to command the Southern Department.
French Fleet arrives at Newport. - Preparation for
a Combined Movement against New York. Ar-
nold obtains Command at West Point. · Greene
Treason of Arnold. His Correspondence with the Ene-
my His Negotiations with André. · Parting
Scene with Washington. — Midnight Conference on
the Banks of the Hudson. Return of André by
Land. Circumstances of his Capture .
Interview of Washington with the French Officers at
Hartford. Plan of Attack disconcerted. - Wash-
ington's Return.-Scenes at Arnold's Head-quar-
ters in the Highlands. — Tidings of André's Cap-