What Happened in Aug 1779

  • Battle of Paulus Hook

    At four o'clock on the afternoon of August 8, 1779, Major Henry Lee, with four hundred infantry and a troop of dismounted dragoons started from New... Read more

  • Battle Of Newtown

    The Battle of Newtown (August 29, 1779), was the only major battle of the Sullivan Expedition, an armed offensive led by General John Sullivan that... Read more