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The battle of Groton Heights : a collection of narratives, official reports, records, etc., of the storming of Fort Griswold, the massacre of its garrison, and the burning of New London by British troops under the command of Brig.-Gen. Benedict Arnold, on the sixth of September, 1781 Preview this item
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The battle of Groton Heights : a collection of narratives, official reports, records, etc., of the storming of Fort Griswold, the massacre of its garrison, and the burning of New London by British troops under the command of Brig.-Gen. Benedict Arnold, on the sixth of September, 1781

Author: William Wallace Harris; Charles Allyn
Publisher: New London, CT : Charles Allyn, 1882.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, William Wallace.
Battle of Groton Heights.
New London, Ct., C. Allyn, 1882
(OCoLC)700766625
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wallace Harris; Charles Allyn
OCLC Number: 1383546
Notes: Includes index of individual names.
"Groton Heights centennial. A report of the memorial services, Sept. 6 and 7, in New London and on Groton Heights ... Ed. by Charles Allyn" : p. 301-394.
Includes: Centennial Poem by Mrs. Rose Terry Cooke; Oration by General Joseph R. Hawley; Address by John T. Wait, M.C.; poem by Rev. Leonard W. Bacon; and Oration by Edward Everett Hale.
Description: 399 pages : frontispiece (map) illustrations, plates, portrait, facsimile ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Prefatory Note to Edition of 1870 --
Introduction --
Burning of New London, from Connecticut Gazette, September 10, 1781 --
List of Killed, from Connecticut Gazette, September 21, 1781 --
List of Buildings Burned, from Connecticut Gazette, October 12, 1781 --
Narrative of Rufus Avery --
Narrative of Stephen Hempstead --
Biographical Sketch of Stephen Hempstead --
Narrative of John Hempsted --
Narrative of Thomas Hertell --
Experience of Jonathan Brooks --
Narrative of Avery Downer, M.D. --
Narrative of Major George Middleton --
British Account of Battle, from Rivington's Gazette --
Brigadier-General Arnold's Official Report --
Return of British Killed and Wounded --
Lieutenant-Colonal Upham to Governor Franklin --
Court-Martial of Militia Officers --
From Connecticut Archives --
Appropriations of Fire Lands --
Governor Trumbull's Letter --
Fort Griswold --
Monumental Records --
Biographical Sketches --
Perfected List of Killed --
Perfected List of Wounded and Prisoners --
Appendix --
Sermon by Rev. E. W. Bacon --
Centennial --
Index to Individual Names.
Responsibility: With an introduction and notes. By William W. Harris.

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