American Revolution Podcast

ARP253 Connecticut Farms

August 21, 2022

While awaiting General Clinton's return from Charleston, New York's commanding officer, Hessian General Wilhelm von Knyphausen launches a raid into New Jersey, fighting the Americans at the town of Connecticut Farms.  Also, Navy Captain James Nicholson of the Trumbull, tangles with the British Privateer Watt.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield, 1780, by Edward Lengel.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Life of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Major-General in the Army of the United States during the Revolution: with selections from his correspondence, By Wm Duer:

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