American Revolution on Long Island, The (Military) by Dr. Joanne S. Grasso

By Dr. Joanne S. Grasso

the yankee Revolution sharply divided households and cities on big apple. Washington�s defeat on the conflict of manhattan in August 1776 all started seven years of British career. Patriot sympathizers have been topic to loyalty oaths, robbery of estate and the quartering of squaddies of their houses. those that crossed the British have been jailed on legal ships in Wallabout Bay in Brooklyn, the place an anticipated 11 thousand humans died of disorder and hunger. a few fought again with acts of sabotage and espionage. Washington�s famed Culper undercover agent ring in Oyster Bay, Setauket and different parts effectively tracked British routine. Dr. Joanne S. Grasso explores the tale of an island at war.

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