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Northampton County in the American Revolution

Author: Richmond E Myers
Publisher: Easton, Pa. : [Northampton County Historical Society], 1976.
Series: Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society.; Publications
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richmond E Myers
OCLC Number: 2931789
Description: v, 89 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Northampton County in 1776-geography, people and resources --
Revolutionary fervor builds in the thirteen colonies and in Northampton County --
Committees of Safety and Correspondence formed in the county --
The oath of allegiance --
Northampton County's early military role in the war --
Declaration of Independence publicly proclaimed --
The Battle of Long Island --
The Moravian community-its attitude towards war and politics --
The Brethren's House becomes an army general hospital --
Famous visitors to Bethlehem --
The flight to the Liberty Bell --
The Sun Inn --
Peace returns to Bethlehem --
Northampton County's leaders in the cause of liberty --
The Arndts-Jacob and John --
Allen Township patriots and a famous horse chestnut tree --
Lewis Gordon-leader of the Committee of Safety --
Bishop Ettwein-spiritual and secular leader of the Moravians --
John Rosbrugh-Clerical martyr of the Revolution --
Peter Kichlein-military commander --
Robert Levers-ardent revolutionary leader --
John Siegfried-soldier and supplier of armies --
George Taylor-signer of the Declaration of Independence --
Robert Traill-clerk of the Committee of Safety --
The Sullivan expedition --
Quiet returns to the valley.
Series Title: Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society.; Publications
Responsibility: by Richmond E. Myers.

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