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Leven Powell, Camp at White Marsh Church, "11 miles above Philadelphia," Pa., to Sarah Powell, Loudoun County, Virginia, 1777 November 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Identifier: id22726

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Gives a detailed account of the British attack upon the American fort at the Cheveux de Friese, at Fort Mifflin, Pa., at which the enemy was repulsed at three different times, the end result being their retreating from Philadelphia; talk of General Gates' army being at a disadvantage, though the Americans could do with 10,000 more men; General Clinton..


  • Creation: 1777 November 7


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From the Collection: 0.85 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English