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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Revolutionary War, (search)
hospital July 27, 1775 British vessel, the Betsy, surprised by a Carolina privateer off St. Augustine bar, and 111 barrels of powder captured Aug., 1775 King issues a proclamation for suppressing rebellion and sedition in the colonies Aug. 23, 1775 American troops under Gen. Richard Montgomery sent into Canada to cut off British supplies Sept., 1775 Col. Benedict Arnold, with a force of about 1,100 men, marches against Quebec via Kennebec River Sept., 1775 English ship seized off Tybee Island, Ga., by the Liberty people, with 250 barrels of powder Sept. 17, 1775 British capture Col. Ethan Allen and thirty-eight men near MontrealSept. 25, 1775 Bristol, R. I., bombarded Oct. 7, 1775 Gen. William Howe supersedes General Gage as commander of the British army in America, who embarks for England Oct. 10, 1775 Falmouth, Me., burned by BritishOct. 18, 1775 St. John, Canada, surrenders to Americans under Montgomery Nov. 2, 1775 Congress orders a battalion to protect Georgia Nov
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
736 Two ships, convoyed by British sloop Hawk, bringing Oglethorpe, John and Charles Wesley, twenty-five Moravians, and a number of Salzburgers, anchor near Tybee Island......Feb. 5, 1736 Fort on St. Simon's Island at Frederica, as marked out by Oglethorpe, begun......Feb. 19, 1736 John Wesley first preaches at Savannah..Bullock, and Houstoun take seats as delegates from Georgia to Continental Congress......Sept. 13, 1775 English ship with 250 barrels of gunpowder seized off Tybee Island by the Liberty people......Sept. 17, 1775 Provincial Congress takes under supervision all courts of law......Dec. 1, 1775 Council of safety fully organizMarch 23, 1861 Governor Brown by proclamation forbids the people of Georgia to pay Northern creditors......April 26, 1861 Admiral Dupont, U. S. N., takes Tybee Island......November, 1861 Draft of troops made in Savannah, at call of President Davis for 1,200 volunteers from Georgia......March 4, 1862 Fort Pulaski bombar