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1779 - An expedition from Massachusettes arrived at Castine on Penobscot Peninsula with the objective of capturing a 750-man British garrison. The attacked eventually ended with the Patriots losing 470 men and the British lost only 13.

1780 - American General Horatio Gates took command of the southern army from Major General Johann DeKalb at Coxe's Mill, North Carolina. DeKalb stayed with the force as part of Gate's headquarters staff.




Revolutionary War Quotes

"Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can."
Samuel Adams



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