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Reminiscences of David Hayfield Conyngham, 1750-1834; Of the Revolutionary House of Conyngham and Nesbitt, Philadelphia, Pa (Paperback) Loot Price: R280
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Reminiscences of David Hayfield Conyngham, 1750-1834; Of the Revolutionary House of Conyngham and Nesbitt, Philadelphia, Pa...
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Reminiscences of David Hayfield Conyngham, 1750-1834; Of the Revolutionary House of Conyngham and Nesbitt, Philadelphia, Pa (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... writer well recollects was given in charge of Commodore James Nicholson53 of the Navy. The names first present were: D. Lenox,54 John Barclay,55 William Hall,56 J. M. Nesbitt,67 M. M. O'Brien,58 D. H. Conyngham,59 Isaac Coxe,60 53. Commodore Jamks Nicholson. (v. Nat. Cyc. Am. Biog., II. 231.). 54. Major David Lknox, born --; died April 10, 1828; commissioned Captain 3d Battalion Pennsylvania Militia, Colonels Shea and Cadwallader, January 5,1776. Was in Fort Washington when it was captured, November 16, 1776. Detached with a part of his Battalion to oppose the landing of the Hessians, 42c Regiment, his command fought with great valor, killing and wounding upwards of 90 of the enemy, with small loss to his own troops. Was taken prisoner and held 18 months, exchanged April 20, 1778. He tells the rest of his military service in his letter, April, 1786, to the Executive Council. (Pa. Arch., X. 754.) *'I was taken Prisoner the 16th Nov. 1776 and Exchanged the 2d April 1778, but was not released till the 15th May. I then joined the Array at Valley Forge, but found that I could not get the Rank to which I was entitled; however having every wish to continue in the Service, I joined General Wayne's Family, & continued the whole Campaign. The Committee of Congress, consisting of General Read from this State, and Colonel Bannister from Virginia, together with the Commanding Officer of each Line, met at the White Plains in August 1778, to ascertain the Rank of the Army. They wishing to do me all the Justice in their power, fixed my Rank, Vizt, a Majority from the 7th June 1777: but the situation of the Army did not admit of my getting the Command to which I was entitled this is Certified by General Wayne, who was then the Commanding Officer of the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: David Hayfield Conyngham
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-35942-7
Barcode: 9781230359427
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-35942-7

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