the journal of major john andré

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30807814-major-andr-s-journal Towards 11 at night, the gale was very violent, and the fleet lay to. At 1 o'clock the Carisfort came to an anchor off Holmes Hole. 1.2. His father was Antoine Andre, a merchant from Geneva and his mother was one Marie Louise Girardot, … It was about 1 o'clock in the morning when the attack was made, and the rebels were then assembling to move towards us, with the design of attacking our baggage. The troops which crossed from General Knyphausen's division were the rangers, Emerick's Corps, and the 71st regiment; they landed at day break. The Rebels had withdrawn part of their shipping to Burlington, and rested in hopes of opposing ours with armed vessels, gondolas &c., which lay near a fort on Mud Island, seven miles below Philadelphia. The troops were arranged on the heights and the embarkation of baggage, stores &c. began. A Corps left at the head of Elk under Major-General Grant, joined the main body of the Army with a train of provisions for several days. 20th The people were inclined to traffick for fresh provisions, but wanted salt and other articles in preference to money. Washington had been there on the 27th and dined at the house now General Howe's Headquarters. The Army marched in three columns towards Philadelphia, and took a new position, extending from the Delaware to the Schuylkill. The light dragoons who deserted from the rebels solder their horses by auction at a very advanced price. General Grey visited Philadelphia. 7th At the end of the day the 2nd battalion grenadiers received a very heavy fire; the 64th regiment, which was near them was engaged at the same time. Peebles eventually settled in the Parish of Saint Marys on the Nashwaak River, New Brunswick. It was reported that in consequence of this information the plan of our march was, that the right hand column should by turning Washington's left, get between his army and the mountains, whilst the left marched straight to Quibbletown and attacked him. There was a feu-de-joie in the Rebel Camp, on account of successes to the Northward. They were driven back by one or two regiments. Roebuck 44 Lafayette is a member of the court. At 10 the same evening (27th) in consequence of a preconcerted plan with Sir Henry Clinton, detachments from Lord Cornwallis's division of the army marched in two columns to endeavor to surprise some light horse and militia lying in or near Tapaan. 71 prisoners were brought off; 40 of them badly wounded were left at different houses on the road. They killed or wounded about twenty of our people and a woman, a Grenadier's wife. Major General Grey determined to proceed from thence to Martha's Vineyard, and wrote to Sir Robert Pigot at Rhode Island to desire he would send vessels to receive cattle. Reserve Lord Rawdon returned on board and informed the General that the rebels, after a stay of 22 days on the island, had evacuated it; that their last detachment had crossed to the continent the day before, and that a sally had been made from the garrison, which had followed them as far as the strong grounds at the northern extremity of the island. Sent to America in 1774, André became chief intelligence officer to the British commander in chief, General Sir Henry Clinton, in New York City. 17th 10th We supposed the rebels to have lost between 200 and 300 killed, with the proportion of wounded. Major Washington was said to be beyond Perkiomy Creek. More troops, horses and artillery crossed to Staten Island. 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