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