American Revolution Podcast

ARP185 Mount Hope Bay Raids

January 24, 2021

British General Robert Pigot, in command of the British garrison at Newport, deploys several raiding parties in the region to destroy American efforts to launch an attack on Newport.  The British raid Warren and Bristol, Rhode Island, as well as Freetown, Massachusetts.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: A Dependent People: Newport, Rhode Island, in the Revolutionary Era, By Elaine F. Crane.

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