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Washington"s last cantonment

Janet Dempsey

Washington"s last cantonment

"high time for a peace"

by Janet Dempsey

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Published by Library Research Associates in Monroe, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Windsor (N.Y. : Town)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Headquarters -- New York (State) -- New Windsor (Town),
    • United States. Continental Army -- History.,
    • New Windsor (N.Y. : Town) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Janet Dempsey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.N6 D46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 295 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2717502M
      ISBN 100912526394
      LC Control Number86010691
      OCLC/WorldCa13665682

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In OctoberGeneral Washington moved his northern army to New Windsor to establish winter quarters. Some 7, soldiers and women and children civilian refugees encamped here. Looting, fence-burning and drunkenness plagued the officers and the citizens.

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In October ofa year after the American victory over the British at Yorktown, Virginia, General George Washington moved his army to New Windsor for the winter. Looting, fence-burning and drunkenness plagued the officers and the citizens. However, Washingtons last cantonment book troops at the New Windsor Cantonment in were the "respectable army" that George Washington had worked to create.

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