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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 3 1 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life 3 1 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Matlack, Timothy 1730- (search)
Matlack, Timothy 1730- Patriot; born in Haddonfield, N. J., in 1730; was a member of the Society of Friends, or Fighting Quakers, as the members of the society were called who took an active part in the Revolutionary War, like General Mifflin. Matlack was most active in every patriotic movement from the time of the Stamp Act until the end of the war, serving in the councils of the inchoate nation and as colonel of a Pennsylvania battalion of troops. He was in the civil service of Pennsylvania after the war, and in all places was distinguished for thorough uprightness. He died near Holmesburg, Pa., April 15, 1829.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Monmouth, battle of (search)
Monmouth, battle of Just before the dawn of June 18, 1778, the British began their evacuation of Philadelphia. They crossed the Delaware to Gloucester Point, and that evening encamped around Haddonfield, a few miles southeast from Camden, N. J. The news of this evacuation reached Washington, at Valley Forge, before morning. He immediately sent General Maxwell, with his brigade, to cooperate with the New Jersey militia under General Dickinson in retarding the march of the British, who, when they crossed the river, were 17,000 strong in effective men. They marched in two divisions, one under Cornwallis and the other led by Knyphausen. General Arnold, whose wounds kept him from the field, entered Philadelphia with a detachment before the rear-guard of the British had left it. The remainder of the army, under the immediate command of Washington, crossed the Delaware above Trenton and pursued. Gen. Charles Lee (q. v.), who had been exchanged, was now with the army, and persisten