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History of Chatham, New Jersey Ambrose E Vanderpoel

History of Chatham, New Jersey

Ambrose E Vanderpoel

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331265603
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538 pages
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Excerpt from History of Chatham, New JerseyOpening of the Campaign of 1777- Maxwells Activities- Washington at Morristown- Many of the Soldiers billeted in private Houses- Their Suffering from Disease and Famine- Pennsylvania and Rhode IslandMoreExcerpt from History of Chatham, New JerseyOpening of the Campaign of 1777- Maxwells Activities- Washington at Morristown- Many of the Soldiers billeted in private Houses- Their Suffering from Disease and Famine- Pennsylvania and Rhode Island Troops at Chatham- General Sullivan stationed here- His Discontent- His Correspondence- Captain Bauman commands the Artillery at Chatham- His Perplexity caused by conflicting OrdersGeneral Stephen in command of the Post at Chatham- Reference to the Local Hospital- Stephens Letters- Court-Martial held here- Chatham occupied by the Philadelphia Associators- Sergeant Youngs Diary- Captain Henry Lee ordered to Chatham- Morgans Rangers stationed here- Sullivans unsuccessful Expedition against Staten IslandThe Second Continental Light Dragoons in Winter Quarters at Chatham- A Cavalry Sword unearthed on the Campground- Correspondence respecting the Cavalry- Letters of Governor Livingstone relating to the Overtures of the British GovernmentShepard Kollock and the New Jersey Journal-The Detention at Chatham of Generals Phillips and Reidesel of Burgoynes Army, Prisoners of War- The Terms of Surrender at Saratoga- Controversy respecting is succeeded by Phillips- The captured Army imprisoned in the South- The Exchange of Phillips and Residesel negotiated- They ser out of New York on Parole - They are stopped at Elizabeth, Congress having refused to ratify the Exchange- They are removed to Chatham, and later to Bethlehem- They are ultimately releasedThe Hard Winter of 1779-80- Choice of eligible Sites for the Armys Winter Quarters- Localities near Chatham Considered- A Position near Morristown selected- Passage of the Troops through Chatham- Their Hardships and Suffering in Camp- Lord Stirlings Expedition against Staten Island- Attempt to capture Washington- Courtship and Marriage of Ensign dAnterrochesInsubordination of the Troops at Morristown- Knyphausen invades New Jersey- Washington moves from Morristown to Chatham- He occupies the Short Hills before Knyphansens Arrival- The British reach Springfield- The burn the Village of Conecticnt Farms- They retreat to Elizabethown Point- Clinton Springfield- Abandons the Enterprise- Wayne Moves to Chatham- Court-Martial of Doctor ShippenAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.