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kill attributed to the British, that the force stationed for the defence of a water battery fled from the bombardment of the enemy, and two brigades, sent to their aid, were so infected with panic that they retreated without firing a gun or seeing the enemy, and in spite of the remonstrances of Gen. Washington and their own officers. New York was then abandoned, with the loss of all our artillery, much of our army stores, provisions, tents, &c. The American army behaved better at White Plains. But it was pursued by other disasters. Fort Washington--rather against the advice of Gen. Washington--was defended. The garrison made a gallant defence, killing several hundred Hessians; but the British advanced in three columns, and drove the garrison within the fort, where it surrendered. The British captured two thousand five hundred men, with military stores, and a strong position. This was considered the greatest calamity of the war. Fort Lee fell next — the troops were withdraw