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ARP226 Tryon Raids Connecticut, 1779

November 21, 2021

British General William Tryon launches a series of coastal raids in Connecticut, attacking New Haven, Fairfield, and Norwalk.

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Book Recommendations of the Week: William Tryon and the Course of Empire: A Life in British Imperial Service, by Paul David Nelson 

Online Recommendation of the Week: The British Invasion of New Haven, Connecticut, together with some account of their landing and burning the towns of Fairfield and Norwalk, July, 1779:

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