American Revolution Podcast

Episode 153 Staten Island and Setauket

June 14, 2020

On August 22, 1777, the Americans launch two independent raids on British defenses around New York City.  General Sullivan leads an attack on Staten Island, while General Putnam orders a raid on Setauket, Long Island.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Lost British Forts of Long Island, by David M Griffin

Online Recommendation of the Week:  The Military Services and Public Life of Major-General John Sullivan of the American Revolutionary Army, by Thomas Coffin Amory:  https://archive.org/details/militaryservice00amorgoog