TITLE

A brutal British attack on Danbury, Connecticut, led to

AUTHOR(S)
Mazet, Horace S.
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Apr98, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the blunder made by British officer Major General Sir William Howe in ordering William Tryon, a royal governor of New York, to conduct a raid against the rebels in Danbury, Connecticut in 1777. Number of British vessels which headed for Cedar Point; Details on the official tally of the destruction by raid on Danbury town; Role of Lt. Col. Return Jonathan Meigs on defeating the British.
ACCESSION #
393916

 

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