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The storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, midnight, July 15, 1779

its importance in the light of unpublished documents

by Henry Phelps Johnston

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Published by James T. White & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
  • Stony Point (N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry P. Johnston.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p., [7] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24129391M
    OCLC/WorldCa2381826

    The American victory at the Battle of Stony Point was vital in so much as it boosted the morale of the Continental Army, while the British commander at Stony Point, Colonel Johnson, was court martialed in New York City, following allegations that he defended his outpost inadequately.


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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Jan 05,  · The storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, midnight, July 15, its importance in the light of unpublished documents by Johnston, Henry Phelps, Pages: Full text July 15 "The storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, midnight, July 15, its importance in the light of unpublished documents" See other formats.

Get this from a library. The storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, midnight, July 15, ; its importance in the light of unpublished documents. [Henry Phelps Johnston]. The Battle 1779 book Stony Point took place on July 16,during the American Revolutionary mikemccarthycomedy.com a well planned and executed nighttime attack, a highly trained select group of George Washington's Continental Army troops under the command of Brigadier General "Mad Anthony" Wayne defeated British troops in a quick and daring assault on their outpost in Stony Point, New York, approximately 30 mi Location: Stony Point, New York, U.S.

Nov 03,  · Extract from the Journal of Commodore George Collier in Henry P. Johnston, The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson: Midnight July 15, Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents (New York: DaCapo Press, ), The extract does not mention when it was written, but Commodore Collier died inso presumably sometime well.

Stony Point, New YorkSTONY POINT, NEW YORK. 16 July Anthony Wayne's coup de main. After a quiet winter and spring, on 28 May a large British expedition started north from Kings Bridge in four columns supported by vessels in the Hudson River.

Source for information on Stony Point, New York: Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History dictionary. Daughan, George C. Revolution on the Hudson: New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War of Independence.

First edition. New York: W. Norton & Company, Johnston, Henry P. The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson Midnight July 15, First. New York: James T. White & Co., ———. Mar 31,  · Author of The Yorktown campaign and the surrender of Cornwallis,The storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, midnight, July 15,Observations on Judge Jones' loyalist history of the American revolution, Yale and her honor-roll in the American Revolution,The battle of Harlem Heights, September 16,Nathan Hale,Nathan Hale,Nathan Hale.

Jan 02,  · The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson Midnight July 15, James T. White & Company, New York, NY. Lengel, Edward G. “Bayonets at Midnight, The Battle of Stony Point”.

The West Point History of the American Revolution. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. The West Point History of Warfare Series, v. New York: Simon & Schuster, West Point Revolutionary Sites View of Redoubt 4 commanding and protecting Fort Putnam, the Fort Clinton and the Hudson.

Jul 17,  · July 16, Battle of Stony Point and never again threatened the Hudson Highlands. The victory at Stony Point was the last major battle in the north, and boosted American morale. The following is a letter from Col.

Christian Febiger to Thomas Jefferson regarding the storming of Stony Point: “To his Excellence, Governor Jefferson. Sep 10,  · [1] Christian Febiger’s Account of the Attack, in Henry P. Johnston, The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson (New York: Da Capo Press, ), [2] Lord George Germain to Sir Henry Clinton, 23 Januaryin Johnston, The Storming of Stony Point, [3] George Washington to Joseph Reed, 14 Junein Don Loprieno, The Enterprise in Contemplation: The Midnight.

With is head bandaged, Wayne is carried by two soldiers as he rallies his men to victory in Constantino Brumidi’s fresco, Storming of Stony Point, This fresco hangs over the door of Room S, originally used by the Senate Committee on Military Affairs and Militia, in.

Stony Point. Stony Point:Rockland County, Stony Point. Fortifications and Battlefield. "Gibralter of the Hudson" The British had captured the peninsula of Stony Point, and a small American Blockhouse, in Mayand began to fortify it by cutting down trees, and by.

The Storming Of Stony Point On The Hudson, Midnight, July 15, Its New $ Vtg Sadie Crickenberger,stony Point High School,virginia Autograph Book. The Battle of Stony Point, one of the last Revolutionary War battles in the northeastern colonies was where Brigadier General Anthony Wayne led his corps of Continental Light Infantry in a daring midnight attack on the British, seizing the site’s fortifications and taking the soldiers and camp followers at the British garrison as prisoners on July 16, Revolutionary War Historical Article.

The Storming of Stony Point. By Donald N. Moran. On May 28th, Sir Henry Clinton, Commander-­in-Chief of British Forces in North America, massed 6, troops at Kingsbridge, New York, for an apparent attempt to take strategic West Point, known as the "Key to the Continent".The fortifications at West Point controlled the Hudson River and prevented the.

STORMING OF STONY POINT on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15,Its Importance in the Light of Un Johnston, Henry P(helps) Career of the ALABAMA (aka No. ) from July 29, to June 19, with Aboard a Semmes Priz Canfield, H. Midway Book Store (ABAA) items. American history. Andre Strong Bookseller.

The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents avg rating — 0 ratings Want to Read saving /5. Battle of Stony Point In the relative solitude provided by the farmhouse he was using for his field headquarters, Brigadier General Anthony Wayne set down his final earthly thoughts.

He put the time at 11 p.m., the date July 15,and the location ‘near the hour & scene of mikemccarthycomedy.com: Ehoward. The Battle of Stony Point was fought July 16,during the American Revolution ().

In the summer ofthe leadership of the Continental Army decided to mount an assault against Stony Point, NY after the position had been occupied by the British. Jun 02,  · At midnight on 15 July,Wayne led 1, picked men against the British defenders of Stony Point.

The British force included the men of the 17th Foot and elements of the Loyal American provincial regiment and 71st Highlanders, as well as Royal Artillery with 15 cannon deployed to defend the hilltop position. In their ragged regimentals Stood the old Continentals, Yielding not, When the grenadiers were lunging, And like hail fell the plunging Cannon-shot; When the files Of the isles From the smoky night encampment bore the banner of the rampant Unicorn, And grummer, grummer, grummer, rolled the roll of the drummer, Through the morn.

Then with Continue reading ‘The Storming of Stony Point’». The journal also publishes approximately one thousand book reviews per year, surveying and reporting the most important contemporary historical scholarship in the discipline.

The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, by Henry P. Johnston. The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, by Henry P. In late June Clinton moved men and materiel into position for his thrust up the Hudson while Washington cautiously responded by moving his army north.

Clinton struck on 3 Julycapturing the strategic Kings Ferry crossing of the Hudson River along with American forts at Stony Point and Verplank’s mikemccarthycomedy.com: Helion and Company.

The Storming of Stony Point On the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents Johnston, Henry Phelps, The Storming of Stony Point On the Hudson.

The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents. New York: James T. White, Johnston, James Perry. • Storming of Chapultepec. STORMING OF STONY POINT. PERHAPS the most brilliant event of our revolutionary struggle was the storming of Stony Point; and indeed it has few equals in the whole history of offensive warfare.

It was a source of as great astonishment to the British as of exultation to the Americans, and raised the character of our. On this day in history, July 15,the Battle of Stony Point begins.

Led by Brigadier General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, this battle takes back a strategic Hudson River vantage point from the British south of West Point.

During the winter ofthe Continental Army was. May 15,  · On May 31,British General Sir Henry Clinton, accompanied by over troops from the 17th, 63rd, and 64th Regiments and a company of German Jaegers, sailed up the Hudson River into Haverstraw Bay, 30 miles north of New York City, with the.

The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, New York: Da Capo Press, Jones, Lewis H. Major Thomas ap Thomas Jones of Bathurst, Virginia: A Revolutionary Soldier.

N.p., Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Richmond, Journal of the Senate of Virginia, October Session New-York Historical Society Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street) New York, NY Phone () TTY () In Determined to be Free Bonk argues that Corps of Light Infantry played an important in the Battle of Stony Point, and that the battle played in the larger strategic role in the context of the War for Independence.

The book is roughly pages in length and contains a good number of photos and maps to help the reader in visualizing the events of the 15th of July. The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson: Midnight, July 15, ; Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents by Henry Phelps Johnston really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 14 editions.

Stony Point Clarke Clarke, Samuel C., ed. "Capture of Stony Point, July by Major William Hull." Magazine of American History, 28 (September ), pp. Johnston Johnston, Henry P. The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents.

New York: James T. White, MSS Eugene Fairfield McPike () Collection, McPike, Eugene Fairfield, b. Tom Perry Special Collections 56 boxes (includes 2 cartons and 16 oversize boxes) McPike worked for the Illinois Central Railroad Company form towas an author in the history of 17th century astronomy and family history and was an elected member of the Royal Society of London.

As can be seen from William Keyser's statement, he correctly recalled the names of his commanding officers, and thereby corroborated his own about being at the head of the troops which took Stony Point.

22 Henry P. Johnston, The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, (New York: Da Capo Press, ), The Storming of Stony Point on the Hudson, Midnight, July 15, ; Its Importance in the Light of Unpublished Documents.

By Henry P. Johnston, A.M., Professor of History, College of the City of New York. (New York: James T. White and Co. May 24,  · As a member of the Stony Point, New York chapter of the S.A.R., and because it’s my hometown, I figured it only befitting that my first real article for this blog be about this pivotal battle in the American Revolution.

Here’s how it went down: Stony Point, New York is located on the Hudson River.Mar 10,  · The Gibraltar of America—The Midnight Storming of Stony Point.

The light infantry moved through the darkness. Though it was midsummer, the night was cold, and the wind lashed at their faces, as one by one the Marylanders and other Continentals stepped off solid ground and plunged into waist-deep, thick, green muck.From the following, which is labelled "Captain Gamble's Company, Prize Roll for Stony Point," it would appear that the company commanded by him on the occasion was composed of volunteers.

[11] A Return of the Men of Caplain Gamble's Company when Stony Point was laken from the Enemy, 15th July, Robert Gamble, Captain.

David Williams.