TITLE

'Light-Horse Harry' Lee entered history with a daring night attack on the fort at Paulus Hook

AUTHOR(S)
Petrocci, Charles A.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Military History;Aug2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the attack made by Major Henry Lee to the British bastion in Paulus Hook, just outside of Bergen Town, as Jersey City was then called, on August 18, 1779. Description of Bergen Town during the American Revolution; Information on the strategy used by Lee in his attack; Outcome of the attack.
ACCESSION #
3304994

 

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