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LIFE OF

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

GOINTIMAINDER IN CHIEF
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THROUGH THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR;

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PHILLIP S & S A M P so N,
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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1847, by
PHILLIPS & SAMPSON,

In the Clerk’s Office of the District Court for the District of
Massachusetts.

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Arnold is appointed a Brigadier in the British service, and invades Virginia—Plan to capture him—Mutiny in the American camp—Violence of the Pennsylvania Line—Order restored—Weak state of the Army—The French Court grants a Loan to the United States—Exertion of the States to enable the General to open the Campaign—The French Troops march to the American Camp—Plan to surprise the British Post at King's Bridge—Expedition to Virginia—Count de Grasse arrives in the Chesapeake —Yorktown besieged—British Redoubts stormed— The British make a Sortie—Lord Cornwallis attempts to escape—He capitulates and surrenders his Posts—Indecisive Action between the French and English Fleets—Sir Henry, too late, embarks his Troops for Yorktown—Thanks of Congress to the American and French Commanders, and to the Army—General St. Clair despatched to Carolina— The other Corps of the Army return to the Neighbourhood of New-York, and go into Winter Quarters - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7

CHAPTER IX.

Preparations for another Campaign—Sir Guy Carleton arrives at New-York, and announces the vote of Parliament to acknowledge American Independence—Army anxious for their pay—Anonymous

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