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November 20 This day during the American Revolution

November 20, 1777 – at Fort Mercer, New Jersey – With Fort Mifflin lost to the British, Fort Mercer appeared to be impossible for the Americans to hold because Gen. William Howe effectively controled the entire area from the Delaware … Continue reading

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November 20 This day during the American Revolution

November 20, 1780 – Battle of Blackstock’s Farm an encounter of the American Revolutionary War, took place in what today is Union County, South Carolina, a few miles from Cross Anchor, on November 20, 1780. After the defeat of Major … Continue reading

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November 19 This day during the American Revolution

November 19, 1775 – at Sorel, Quebec – On November 19, the Patriot forces blocking the St. Lawrence River near Sorel captured 3 armed British ships and 8 smaller crafts with their crews and cargoes, and the British garrison from … Continue reading

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November 18 This day during the American Revolution

November 18, 1780 – at Brierley’s Ferry, also Brierly’s Ferry, Shirar’s Ferry, Border of Fairfield and Newberry counties, S.C. – Tarleton, with his Legion Cavalry and mounted Legion infantry, and two three-pounders, was sent from the Wateree in pursuit of … Continue reading

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November 16 This day during the American Revolution

November 16, 1776 – Battle of Fort Washington was fought in New York on November 16, 1776 during the American Revolutionary War between the United States and Great Britain. It was a decisive British victory that gained the surrender of … Continue reading

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November 15 This day during the American Revolution

November 15, 1775 – The Battle of Kemp’s Landing was a skirmish in the American Revolutionary War that occurred on November 15, 1775. Militia companies from Princess Anne County in the Province of Virginia assembled at Kemp’s Landing to counter … Continue reading

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November 15 This day during the American Revolution

November 15, 1777 – Siege of Fort Mifflin from September 26 to November 16, 1777 saw British land batteries commanded by Captain John Montresor and a British naval squadron under Vice Admiral Lord Richard Howe attempt to capture an American … Continue reading

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