American Revolution Podcast

ARP225 Stony Point

November 14, 2021

The British in New York capture Stony Point, threatening the Americans as West Point.  After careful reconnaissance, General Anthony Wayne leads a surprise night attack to retake the point in July 1779.  The Americans then withdraw with prisoners and the fort's contents, and allow the British to reclaim the point.

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Book Recommendations of the Week: "Men who are Determined to be Free": The American Assault on Stony Point, 15 July 1779, by David C. Bonk.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, July 15, 1779, its importance in the light of unpublished documents,
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