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Accession number FIC.2013
Title Retreat order for Continental Army, Battle of Rhode Island, 1778 August 28
Date 1778 August 28
Extent of Description 1 document in 1 folder
Scope & Content A retreat order written for the Continental Army during the Battle of Rhode Island, August 28, 1778. Signed by Adjutant General William Pecke. Remains of a red seal are located at left edge of paper."Col. Laurens" is written on reverse (Colonel John Laurens). A notation by William Ellery is also written on reverse.
People Ellery, William
Laurens, John, Colonel
Pecke, William, Adjutant General
Subjects Armies
Campaigns & battles
Military maneuvers
Military retreats
Military tactics
Search Terms American Revolution
Battle of Rhode Island