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  American Revolutionary War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When the war began in 1775, the Americans did not have a professional army and lacked officers, sergeants, regiments and a store of arms, tents, muskets and uniforms.
Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of Virginia, issued an emancipation proclamation in November 1775, promising freedom to runaway slaves who fought for the British; Sir Henry Clinton issued a similar edict in New York in 1779.
Congress had initially invited French-Canadians to join them as the fourteenth colony, but when that failed to happen, an invasion of Canada was authorized in an attempt to drive the British from the primarily francophone colony of Quebec (comprising present-day Quebec and Ontario).
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 Search Results for "1775"
1 1775 The colonies launched an unsuccessful campaign to capture Canada after failing to enlist Canadians' aid against...
1775, Feb 1 Lord Chatham presented to Parliament a plan of conciliation based on mutual concessions, but it was rejected.
...THE year 1775 was for New York City one of great doubt and anxiety.
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Network Working Group D. Crocker Request for Comments: 1775 Brandenburg Consulting Category: Informational March 1995 To Be "On" the Internet Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
Crocker [Page 1] RFC 1775 To Be "On" the Internet March 1995 2.
Crocker [Page 2] RFC 1775 To Be "On" the Internet March 1995 3.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1775.txt   (1067 words)

  
 April 19, 1775
The town, in January, 1775, voted to pay each man eight pence for every meeting until the first of May, provided he should be on duty at least three hours each day, and should be present within half an hour of the time of assembling.
Thus on 19 April 1775 did Capt. Isaac Davis respond to the query if he was afraid to lead his Acton minute company and the colonial column "into the middle of the town (Concord) for its defense or die in the attempt".
Tensions grew on April 17 and 18, 1775 when word began to spread throughout the colony that the British were planning a march on Concord and by the dawn of April 19 Minutemen from most of the towns Were marching into Concord.
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 Riflemen 1775
One of the problems was that the army had materialized quickly after the Lexington/Concord fights of April and had taken up positions along a 10 mile crescent around Boston and the tip of the Charleston peninsula across the Charles River from Boston.
The Virginia Gazette of July 25, 1775 carried an article claiming that so many riflemen had volunteered for the rifle companies that a shooting test was required to weed down the numbers.
It was claimed that the judges chalked a drawing of a human nose on a board and sixty men were said to have riddled the mark from 150 yards away.
www.americanrevolution.org /riflemen.html   (3015 words)

  
 July 1775
Much of the Revolutionary War activity during July of 1775 was organizational and political.
In June, the Continental Congress in Philadelphia had approved the sixty-nine articles of war which delineated the regulations for the Continental Army, and had elected General Washington as Commander of the Continental forces.
Upon his arrival, only 14,000 of the expected 16,000 troops had reported for duty, and with the continuing skirmishes around Boston as well as the need for training of the new recruits, Washington realized he would need 20,000 men.
www.ctssar.org /monthly_history/y1775july.htm   (587 words)

  
 1775 - 1800
The period between the initial shots of the American War of Independence (1775) and the British invasion of the South (1780) was a period of choosing up sides in the Carolinas and Georgia.
On 1 June 1775, the South Carolina Congress met and established a Council of Safety (essentially a core group with dictatorial powers to run the anticipated war) and form regiments of troops.
On 3 October 1775, John Stuart wrote to British General Gage in Boston asking that any British action in the south be coordinated with raids by Native Americans, which he planned to provoke.
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 The Encyclopedia of Dumfries Virginia 1775 ©
1775 As late as I775, Robert Carter was indebted to William Carr, a merchant at Dumfries, Virginia, to the extent of 㿶.14.00 for four white servants purchased for him.
In letters exchanged between James Madison and William Bradford in Nov. 1774 and Jan. 1775, reference is made to attempts to incite the slaves and to a ministerial plan to foment a slave rebellion (Madison, Papers, m 129-1 30, 132).
28 Dec 1775 The Congress, on December 28, asked for six Virginia regiments to be taken into the Continental service, and the Third Regiment was one of these.[l8] George Weedon was among the candidates for a commission and who was recommended as one willing to serve and was "well thought of.
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 April 1775
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts were perhaps the first serious evidence that the Colonials were willing to commit to a war which would rid them of British Domination.
Word of the advance of British forces coming from Boston was spread on the evening of April 18, 1775 during the well-known "Ride of Paul Revere".
The early morning of April 19, 1775 found a swelling rank of townspeople joining the 130 elite "minutemen" waiting on the Village green in Lexington with Captain John Parker to face Gage's troops.
www.ctssar.org /monthly_history/y1775april.htm   (719 words)

  
 Battles of the American Revolution - 1775
The American Revolutionary War began April 19, 1775 with the skirmish at Lexington, Massachusetts although the Declaration of Independence was not signed in Philadelphia until July 4, 1776.
The war is conspicuous as being the most famous struggle in history where colonial dependencies defeated their mighty parent state.
Montgomery was killed in the action and Arnold was wounded in the leg, but Arnold continued in Canada until May 1776, when he was forced to withdraw.
www.laughtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/misc/revolution.html   (987 words)

  
 NAMED CAMPAIGNS - REVOLUTIONARY WAR
Opening hostilities of the Revolutionary War occurred at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts on 19 April 1775, when a column of British troops that had moved out of Boston to seize rebel military stores at Concord was assailed by Minute Men and militia.
On the night of 16 - 17 June 1775 about 1,200 men of the Colonial force besieging Boston moved on to the Charlestown isthmus overlooking the city and threw up entrenchments on Breed's Hill.
Consequently, a two-pronged invasion of Canada was launched in the early fall of 1775.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/reference/rwcmp.htm   (3417 words)

  
 1775 to 1779 Pennsylvania Maps
John Cartwright was the author of American Independence, published in London 1775, and this is one of the earliest maps addressing the topic.
This is Fisher's initial publication of his navigation chart and it was followed by a host of copies from 1776 on by Faden, Le Rouge, Sayer and Bennett, etc. The image here is from Faden's North American Atlas of 1777 from the Library of Congress.
This undated and anonymous map is thought to be from the Gentleman's Magazine, London, circa 1775, although the general appearance could date it to the 1760's.
www.mapsofpa.com /antiquemaps27b.htm   (6940 words)

  
 Woburn Men In The Revolutionary War 1775 - 1783
Samuel Belknap's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 16 days; reported as serving until formation of army.
Samuel Belknap's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Woburn via Concord to Cambridge; service, 15 days; reported as serving until formation of army; also, list of men in 1st co. of Woburn under Capt. Josiah Johnson, dated April 30, 1775.
Samuel Belknap's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Woburn via Concord to Cambridge; service, 25 days; also, list dated April 30, 1775, of men belonging to the 1st militia co. of Woburn under command of Capt. Josiah Johnson.
www.yeoldewoburn.net /Revwar.htm   (8216 words)

  
 The Passengers of the Elizabeth, Greenock to P.E.I., 1775.
The Passengers of the Elizabeth, Greenock to P.E.I., 1775.
The Elizabeth and "Snow Elizabeth" were one and the same, and she was a "Snow" rigged vessel.
Mentioned as also arriving in 1775 in the book, "The Story of Prince Edward Island", by P. Blakely and M. Vernon, published 1963 by J. Dent and Sons, are Thomas Curtis, and Mr.
www.islandregister.com /elizabeth.html   (615 words)

  
 Battle at Lexington Green, 1775
Massachusetts Colony was a hotbed of sedition in the spring of 1775.
Preparations for conflict with the Royal authority had been underway throughout the winter with the production of arms and munitions, the training of militia (including the minutemen), and the organization of defenses.
On the night of April 18, 1775 the lantern's alarm sent Revere, William Dawes and other riders on the road to spread the news.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /lexington.htm   (934 words)

  
 Modern History Sourcebook: Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence, 1775   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The similarity of some of its phrases (here italicized) to phrases in the Declaration of Independence raised questions as to plagiarism on Jefferson's part, or, on the other hand, as to the authenticity of the Mecklenburg document.
It is clear that Jefferson never heard of it before 1819; and the explanation most commonly adopted is, that it is a compilation, based in part on general recollections of certain resolutions, still extant, which were drawn up by the committee-men of Mecklenburg on May 31, 1775.
Resolved, That whosoever directly or indirectly abetted, or in any way, form, or manner, countenanced the unchartered and dangerous invasion of our rights, as claimed by Great Britain, is an enemy to this County, to America, and to the inherent and inalienable rights of man.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1775mecklenberg.html   (304 words)

  
 1775 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1772 1773 1774 - 1775 - 1776 1777 1778
1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
February 9 - American Revolutionary War: British Parliament declares Massachusetts in rebellion
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1775   (824 words)

  
 The Patriot Resource Documents: Paul Revere's Memorandum
Paul Revere: Memorandum on Events of April 18, 1775.
I had got almost over Charlestown Common, toward Cambridge, when I saw two Officers on Horseback, standing under the shade of a Tree, in a narrow part of the roade, I was near enough to see their Holsters, and cockades.
At the time I could not see our Militia, for they were covered from me, by a house at the bottom of the Street, and further saith not.
www.patriotresource.com /documents/revere.html   (641 words)

  
 Louisiana Timeline: Year 1775
May 1775 the Cabildo appoints regidores Forstall and Reggio to be responsible for slave fund collections.
In December 1775 the Cabildo allows double the amount of taverns (24) to operate within the city.
The Cabildo also votes to give two men Pedro Moris (Peter Morris) and Raymond Escate (Scott) a monopoly on the operation of taverns, cabarets, restaurants and boarding houses.
www.enlou.com /time/year1775.htm   (388 words)

  
 The Battle of Lexington and Concord - April 19, 1775   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tis is for the Brady Boob and her faint-hearted cohorts who, if they were around in 1775, we would all still be "subjects of the Crown."
The sad part is that these brave souls of the American Militia assembled in Massachusetts, one of the "cradles of liberty", a state which now has some of the most egregiously unconstitutional gun laws in the nation.
1775 was a time for real patriots to rally around King George.
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 Runaway Male Slave Clothing Descriptions in 1775, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The data here is reasonably complete for 1775 for Dixon and Hunter editions, but not the remainder.
Ad Date: June 21, 1775 Publisher: Purdie Name: Jemmy Age: a 45 Residence: near York town Run Date: the Tuesday before June 21 Seeker: Augustine Moore Clothing: As they left their work in the field, they went off with only their shirt and trousers.
Ad Date: June 21, 1775 Publisher: Purdie Name: Charles Age: about 20 Clothing: As they left their work in the field, they went off with only their shirt and trousers.
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 1775
From the first battles of Concord and Lexington in 1775, Black soldiers "took up arms against the mother country." (Mullen 11) Of the many Black men who fought in those battles, the most famous are Peter Salem, Cato Stedman, Cuff Whittemore, Cato Wood, Prince Estabrook, Caesar Ferritt, Samuel Craft, Lemuel Haynes, and Pomp Blackman.
One of the most distinguished heroes o the Battle of Bunker Hill was Peter Salem who, according to some sources, fired the shot that killed Major John Pitcairn of the Royal Marines.
Between 1775 to 1781 there weren't any battles without Black participants.
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 Amazon.com: The British Army in North America 1775-1783 (Men at Arms Series, 39): Books: Robin May   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Americans won, but only just, and then thanks to foreign intervention and a small number of dedicated and valiant patriots who were continually let down by their own people.
Robin May's splendid work looks at the British Army that fought in the American Revolution from 1775 to1783.
It details the soldiers who faced the difficulties of campaigning in America along with the gross inefficiency and corruption at home which, along with their generals' often blundering conduct, were as deadly enemies as the Americans.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/185532735X?v=glance   (757 words)

  
 Pitt's Speech on the Stamp Act - 1775   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Pitt's Speech on the Stamp Act - 1775
Gentlemen, Sir, I have been charged with giving birth to sedition in America.
It is, that the Stamp Act be repealed absolutely, totally, and immediately; that the reason for the repeal should be assigned, because it was founded on an erroneous principle.
ahp.gatech.edu /pitt_speech_bp_1775.html   (1278 words)

  
 MA Revolutionary Soldiers
Part 5 - Pay roll of Capt. John Gay, Col. Francis' Regiment; province bounty roll of Capt. Silas Adams' Company, Colonel Whitcomb's Regiment (Newbury/Rowley/Danvers); muster roll of Capt. Asa Prince (Danvers/Middleton/Andover/Reading/Boxford) Aug. 1, 1775.
It includes the "Enlisting Papers", an example of the response to documents received from the Provincial Congress to enlist soldiers.
Captain Ithamer Wright of N. Brookfield, April, 1775 --
www.usgennet.org /usa/ma/state/revwar   (502 words)

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