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CHAPTER XV.

PAGI

Montgomery before Quebec-IIis Plan of Operations-A Summons to Surrender-A

Flag Insulted–The Town Besieged - Plan of an Escalade-Attack of the Lower
Town-Montgomery in the Advance-His Death-Retreat of Colonel Campbell

Attack by Arnold-Defence of the Lower Town-Arnold wounded-Retreat of the

Americans-Gallant Resolve of Arnold......

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CIIAPTER XVIII.

Arnold blockades Quebec-IIis Difficulties. Arrival of General Wooster-or General

Thomas-Abortive Attempt on Quebec-Preparations for Retreal--Sortio of Carle-

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PAGE ton-Retreat of the Americans-Halt at Point Deschambeault-Alarm in the Colonies at the Retreat of the Army-Popular Clamor against Schuyler-Slanders refuted....

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CHAPTER XXI.

Gates sent to Philadelphia with the Canada Despatches-- Promoted to the rank of

Major-General-Washington Summoned to Philadelphia-Putnam left in Command-Conference with Congress-Army Arrangements-A Board of War instituled-The Clintons of New York-Mrs. Washington Inoculated— Reed made Adjutant-General......

............ 206

CHAPTER XXII.

Affairs in Canada–Diraster at the Cedars-Hostile Designs of the Johnsons-A Bloody

Summer expected-Forts in the Highlands-Colonel James Clinton in Command -Fortifications at King's Bridge and on Long Island....

............ 212

CHAPTER XXIII.

Retreat of General Thomas-His Death-General Sullivan in Command-Scene on the

Sorel-Sanguine Expectations of Sullivan-Washington's Opinion of Sullivan's Character-Gates appointed to the Command in Canada–Reinforcements of the Enemy-Reverses-Thompson Captured-Retreat of Sullivan--Close of the Inva

.... 220

sion of Canada................................................................

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CHAPTER XXIV.

Designs of the Enemy against New York and the Hudson-Plot of Tryon and the

Tories-- Arrival of a Fleet-Alarm Posts—Trenchery up the Hudson-Fresh Arrivals-General Howo at Staten Island - Washington's Preparations................. 228

CHAPTER XXV.

First Appearance of Alexander Hamilton-IIis Early Days-General Hugh Mercer in

commund of the Flying Camp-Declaration of Independence-Announced to the Ariny-Downfall of the King's Statue...........

............ 237

CHAPTER XXVI.

Arrival of more Ships-Movements of the Phænix and the Rose-Panic in the City

Hostile Ships up the Hudson-Stir of War along the River-General George Clinton, and the Militia of Ulster County-Fresh Agitation of New York-Arrival of Lord Howe.....

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

PAGB Morements of the Enemy-Councils of War -Question of the Abandonment of the City

-Distribution of the Army-Ships in the East River-Tbe Enemy at Hell GateSkirmish at Turtle Bay-Panic of the Connecticut Militia-Rage and Personal Peril of Washington-Putnam's Perilous Retreat from the City-British Regale at Murray Hill...........

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CHAPTER XXXV.

Fortified Camp at King's Bridge-American and British Lines—The Morris House

Alexander Hamilton-The Enemy Advance-Successful Skirmish–Death of
Knowlton--Great Fire in New York--Reorganization of the Army-Exchange of
Prisoners - Daniel Morgan Regained-De Lancey's Tory Brigade, Robert Rogers,
the Partisan-His Rangers—The Roebuck, Phenix, and Tartar in the Hudson-
Military Movements by Land and Water-Letter of John Jay.................... 337

CHAPTER XXXVI. Lee expected in Camp-His Letter of Advice to the President of Congress-The Enemy

at Throg's Neck---Washington's Arrangements-Rides to Throg's Neck-The Enemy brought to a Stand--Military Movements-Arrival of Lee-A Command assigned to Him-Criticises the Conduct of Congress and the Army--Council of War-. The Army to move to the Mainland--Fort Washington to be kept up ..... 354

CHAPTER XXXVII. Army Arrangements, Washington at White Plains - The Enemy at Throg's Point

Skirmish of Colonel Glover-Attempt to Surprise Rogers, the Renegade—Troopers in a rough country-Alarms at White Plains-Cannonading of Ships at Fort Wash. ington, March of Lee-Fortified Camp at White Plains-Reconnuitring—The Affair at Chatterton Hill-Relative Situation of the Armies-Change of Position-Contrast of the Appearance of the Troops-George Clinton's Idea of Strategy-Moveinent of the British Army-Incendiaries at White Plains.......

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CHAPTER XXXVIII. Conjectures as to the Intentions of the Enemy-Consequent Precautions-Correspond

ence with Greene respecting Fort Washington-Distribution of the Army-Lee left in Command at Northcastle-Instructions to Him-Wasbington at PeekskillVisits to the Posts in the Highlands.....

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CHAPTER XXXIX. Affairs on Lake Champlain-Gates at Ticonderoga-Arnold's Flotilla-Military Pre-.

parations of Sir Guy Carleton at St. John's-Nactical Encounters-Gallant Conduct of Arnold and Waterbury-Carleton in Possession of Crown Point-Ilis return to Canada and Winter Quarters.....

............ 384

CHAPTER XL.
Washington Crosses the Hudson-Arrives at Fort Lee-- Affairs at Fort Washington

Question about its Abandonment-Movements of Howe- The Fort summoned to
Surrender-Refusal of Colonel McGaw—The Fort Attacked--Capture of the Fort
and Garrison-Comments of Washington on the State of Afairs,.... ........ 392

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