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  1. Early life. Henry Clinton was born on 16 April 1730, to Admiral George Clinton and Anne Carle, the daughter of a general. Early histories claimed his birth year as 1738, a date widely propagated even in modern biographic summaries; [citation needed] according to biographer William Willcox, Clinton claimed in a notebook found in 1958 to be born in 1730, and that evidence from English peerage ...

  2. At the end of 1777, Howe resigned and was replaced by Sir Henry Clinton on May 24, 1778; with French entry into the war, he was ordered to consolidate his forces in New York. On June 18, the British departed Philadelphia with the reinvigorated Americans in pursuit; the Battle of Monmouth on June 28 was inconclusive but boosted Patriot morale.

  3. 13/02/2020 · Battles of the Revolutionary War: 1779. The Sullivan Expedition: June 18, 1779Battle of Stony Point: July 16, 1779Siege of Savannah: September 16-October 18, 1779. Battles of the Revolutionary War: 1780. Siege of Charleston: March 29-May 12, 1780Battle of Camden: August 16, 1780Battle of Kings Mountain: October 7, 1780

  4. 26/03/2005 · Though Georgians opposed British trade regulations, many hesitated to join the revolutionary movement that emerged in the American colonies in the early 1770s and resulted in the Revolutionary War (1775-83). The colony had prospered under royal rule, and many Georgians thought that they needed the protection of British troops against a possible Indian attack. Georgia […]

  5. Revolutionary War Soldiers -- Those living in KY, including those who moved there after the war, as of 1840. As Judge Lewis Collins said, "It is evident from their age, (some) were too young to be in the Revolutionary war, except as drummers or wagon-boys; while a few others were probably in the Indian Wars soon after the Revolution."

  6. In the year 1779 Henry Clinton deployed British soldiers to both South Carolina and North Carolina to encourage Loyalist support. On February 14, 1779, Colonel Pickens and his 300 man militia overtook the larger British force of 700-800 men at the Battle of Kettle Creek in Wilkes County, Georgia just South of the Long Canes.

  7. Aug. 19: Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee attacks Paulus Hook, NJ Aug. 29: Newtown, NY, after two massacres, American forces burn Indian villages Sept. 23: John Paul Jones, aboard the Bonhomme Richard, captures British man-of-war Serapis near English coast Oct. 9: American attempt to recapture Savannah, GA fails