Historical Collections of Georgia; Containing the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating to Its History and Antiquities, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time Compiled from Original

Historical Collections of Georgia; Containing the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating to Its History and Antiquities, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time Compiled from Original

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... Le Fortune.... 38 La Chimere... 36 L'Amazon.... 36 La Bordeaux... 36 L'Iphigene.... 36 La Bricoli.... 36 La Blanche... 36 La Lys..... 18 The land forces on board this fleet were the Irish Brigade, (Dillon, ) the regiment of Foix, the grenadiers, light infantry, and a picquet of the regiments of Armagnac, Agenois, Bram, and Royal Rousillon, and of the colony troops of Guadaloupe, Martinique, Cape Francois, and Port au Prince, with marines of the ships, amounted to about five thousand five hundred men. They landed at first four thousand, and at different landings about three hundred more, (the rebels had three thousand, ) besides some hundreds of free blacks and mulattoes, taken on board in the West Indies. This fleet is very badly manned, very sickly, and the ships in very bad condition, --short of anchors and cables, having no running rigging to reel but what came out of the Champion store-ship, from New-York, and intended for this port. We have every reason to believe this expedition cosr them two thousand men. Return of Seamen and Marines killed and wounded during the Siege. Fowey--One marine killed, one wounded. Return of the Officers of the American Forces who were killed and wounded in the action at Savannah, Oct. 9, 1779. Killed. Second Regiment--Major Motte; Lieutenants Hume, Wickham, and Bush. Third Regiment--Major Wise, Lieutenant Bailey. General Williamson's Brigade--Captain Beraud. Charlestown Regiment--Captain Shepherd. South Carolina Artillery--Captain Lieutenant Donnom. Major Jones, aid to General Mcintosh. Wounded. Cavalry--Brigadier-General Count Pulaski; Captain Bendelo, Captain Giles. Second Regiment--Captain Roux; Lieutenants Gray and Petre. Third Regiment--Captain Tanar; Lieutenants Gaston and Dessasure. Sixth Regiment--Captain...show more

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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 581g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236547314
  • 9781236547316