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Submitted by John Johnston, 42d RHR Gren. Co’y.


“The enemy advanced in our front and on our left flank until about 9 o, when they were checked in their progress, by the vigorous exertions of the parties of Militia and Continental troops, sent out to oppose them, and, in turn, were compelled to retire from hill to hill, at sometimes in great disorder. We continued to advance upon them, until near 11 oClock, when a column having nearly gained our right flank, the Militia in the center gave way, and retreated in disorder. This gave the enemy possession of our ground….”



SOURCE:
July 21, 1779: The Pennsylvania Gazette, A letter from Brigadier General Parsons to His Excellency General Washington, dated Wilton, July 11, 1779


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