American Revolution Podcast

ARP242 Raids Around New York

March 20, 2022

The Continental and British Armies make use of the fact that New York Harbor froze over during the winter of 1779-80.  Both armies send raiding parties across the ice to attack enemy outposts.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Diary of a common soldier in the American Revolution, 1775-1783 : an annotated edition of the military journal of Jeremiah Greenman, or read on

Online Recommendation of the Week: “Wilhelm, Baron Innhausen and Knyphausen” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 1892:

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