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64.

McClary, Major Andrew, 63, 64, 332,
333, 603.

McClenachan, Blair, 189.

McClure, Capt. John, Leader of the
Chester (S. C.) Irish, 277, 280, 542;
defeats the Tory Huck, 543; killed at
Hanging Rock, 545, 546.

McCormick, J. A., 137, 138.

McCoy, Widow, 119, 120.

McDaniel, Sergeant, no.

McDonald, Flora, 94.

M'Dowell Family, the, 550, 551; Mc-
Dowell Col. Charles, 548; Major
McDowell at the Cowpens, 555.

McGee, D'Arcy, on Scotch-Irish, 65;



quoted, 25s to 259.
Grady, Major Hugh, 127.



McKean, Captain, and Brandt, the In-
dian Chief, 508, 509.

M'Kean, Thomas, Signer, Sketch of,
131 to 134; receives news of the sur-
render of Yorktown as President of
Congress, 606.

McKinley, John, 135, 136.

McKinstry Family, 29.

McHenry, James, 228, 229.

McLane, Capt. -Allan, 482.

M'Laughlin, J. Fairfax, historian, 71
to 81, 90.

McLean, Hugh, 297.

.McLean, John, 297.

McMaster, P. H., Poem on Gen. John
Sullivan, 522.

McMillan, Col. Andrew, 61.

McNeven, Dr. Wm. J., 279.

McRce, Samuel, North Carolina, 275.

McSherry, James, historian, 221.

Malcom, Capt. Daniel, 291, 292.

Marion, Gen. Francis, 541; at Eutaw
Springs, 564.

Machen, Col. E. C, 71, 72.

Madden, Dr. R. R., on English Civili-
zation, 58.

Mackay, William, 53, 290.

Marshall, Capt. John, 291.

Massachusetts Assembly Dissolved, 141.

Massachusetts, First Cotton Mill in, 300.

Massachusetts General Hospital, 298.

Massacre of Cherry X'alley, 509.

Massacre at Hancock's Bridge, N. J.,
by the British, 489.

Matignon, Rev. Francis A., 306.

Maxwell, Col. Hugh, 52.

Maxwell, Gen. Wm., Sketch of, 415,
416; at Brandywine and Germantown,
474, 479, with General Sullivan's In-
dian Expedition, 517; at Ihe Battle
of Springfield, N. J., 575.

JSIeade, George, 184, 185.

Mease, John, James and Matthew, 185,
186.

Mecklenburg's Declaration and Its Irish
Signers, 403.

Melally, Captain, Captures British
Warship, 503.

Mercer, General, Mortally Wounded at
Princeton, 396.



INDEX.



Messer, Captain, and His Heroic Son,
150. 151-

Miralles, Don Juan de. Death of, 474.

Mitchell, Hugh, Albany, 44.

Mitchell, John, 186.

Molyneux, William, 28.

Monmouth, battle of, 491 to 498; Irish
commanders at, 493.

Morgan, Gen. Daniel, Sketch of, 343 to
347; praised by Washington, 383, 384;
at Saratoga, 459, 460, 465; his great
victory at the Cowpens, 554 to 557;
thanked by Congress and awarded
gold medal, 557; returns home dis-
abled, 563, 604.

Monroe, President, 271.

Montague, Admiral, 146.

Montgomery, Gen. Richard, Life Sketch
of, 355 to 368.

Montgomery, John, 233.

Mooney, James, 369.

Mooney, William, founder of Tam-
many, 369, 370.

Moore, Colonel Daniel, 462.

Moore's Creek, battle of, 93, 94.

Moore, James, and His Family, 92, 93.

Moores, New Hampshire, 64.

Morris, Robert, 203, 204.

Morristown, N. J., Washington's Head-
quarters at, 401.

Mortimer, Edward, 288.

Moultrie, General, Describes Charles-
ton, S. C, 537-

Mountjoy, Lord, 32.

Moylan, Gen. Stephen, 15, 30, 186 to
189, 339, 340; at Germantown, 479;
with Wayne in the South, 569, 571;
in the attack on Fort Lee, 576, 603.

Murphy, Charles F., quoted, 370.

Murphy, Timothy, 461, 519.

Murray, T. H., on some Patricks in the
Revolution, 49, 142.

Musick, J. R., quoted, 93, 94; on Molly
Pitcher, 495.

Neil, Colonel, 280; killed at Rocky
Mount, 544.

Neill, Thomas, 135.

Neilson, Col. John, 416.

Neilson, Samuel, 255.

Nesbitt, J. M., 189, 190, 430 to 432-

Neutral Ground, 35.

New Bedford, Mass., Attacked by "No-
Flint" Gen. Grey, 510.

Newburg, N. Y., First Settlers of, 39.

Newcome's Description of the Wyom-
ing Massacre, 504, 505.

New England, Early Days of, 50.

New Hampshire, Early Irish in, 59,
326 to 332-

New Hampshire Irish m Congress, 64.

New Haven, Conn., Desolated by the
English under Tryon, 511, 512.

New Jersey, Early History of, 46;
scourged by the British, 386, 387;
change of spirit in, 416; officers
threaten to resign, 517.

Newton, N. Y., battle of, 518.

New York during the Revolution, 372
to 374.

New York Historical Society, 208.

New York Sun, quoted, 370.

Nichols, Francis, 190.

Nixon, John, 190, 191.

"No-Flint" Gen. Grey, 475.

Non-Importation Agreement, 142.

Normans, Emerson on the, 356.



Norwalk, Conn., Burned by the Eng-
lish under Tryon, 513.

O'Brien, Capt. Jeremiah, 67, 604.

O'Brien Family, of Maine, 67, 68, 69.

O'Brien, M. M., 191.

O'Connell, D., 9.

O'Connell, J. D., 10.

O'Dougherty, Sir Cahir, 274.

Ogelthorpe, Gen. James E-, of Georgia,
1:6, 117.

Onahan, Wm. J., on Irishmen in Ro-
chambeau's Army, 607 to 610.

Opening of 1777, 415 to 418.

O'Reilly, Count A., Governor-General
of Cuba, 122.

O'Reilly, John Boyle, 31, 53.

Orickany, battle of, 457, 458.

O'Tooles, of Long Island, 374.

Otsego and Schoharie Counties, N. Y.,
Scourged by Indians and Tories, 507,
508.

Paine, Robert T., 216.

Paoli Massacre, 475, 476.

Parker, Capt. Jonas, 314, 316.

Parker, Sir Peter, Attacks Charleston,
S. C, 407, etc.; brutal conduct of,
532.

Parkinson, Henry, schoolmaster, 64.

Patriot Army Marches through Phila-
delphia on the Way to Yorktown,
597-

Patterson, Robert, 252.

Patton, John, 191, 192.

Patton, Robert B. and William, 251,
252.

Paulding, John, the Captor of Andre,
580.

Peard, William, Boston, 52.

Pelham, Peter, Boston, 287, 289.

Penacook, N. H., Settled by Irish, 59,
60.

Penn, Richard, 204, 205.

Pennsylvania Line, Revolt of, with
Comments by Lossing. Spears, Irving
and Matthew Carey, 197, 584 to 589.

Philadelphia, Pa., Light Horse Com-
pany, 338; Light Horse at Trenton
and Princeton, 400; captured by the
British, 477, 478; city desolated, 480;
evacuated by the British, 491; hears
of the fall of Yorktown, 606.

Pickens, Gen. Andrew, Sketch of, 98;
his mercy at Augusta, 119; at Stono
Ferry, 534; defeats the English at
Kettle Creek, 532; at the Cowpens,
555; pursues Tarleton. 562: at Guil-
ford Court House, 563; at .Xugusta
and Eutaw Springs, 564; last to leave
the field, 571, 604.

Pitcairn, Major, 31.

Pitcher, Capt. Molly, Heroism of, 494
to 498.

Plowden, Irish historian, 32.

Plunkett, Col. T., I3S-

Poem on the Battle of the Cowpens,
5S7 to s6o.

Polk Family, the, 99. »oo: Col. Thomas
Polk, 99, 100, 403; Col. William Polk,
563.

Pollock, Oliver, 121 to 124-

"Pope's Night" in Boston, 347-

Porter, Rev. James, united Irishman,
and his sons James and Alexander.
253 to 2?5.

Porter, Robert and Family, 250. 'S'-

Porter, David, 603.



INDEX.



Poterie, Rev. Father, 305.

Potter's American Monthly, quoted, 29

Potter, Gen. James, 239, 240.

Potts, John and Isaac, 260.

Princeton, Battle of, 395 to 402.

Prescott, Major, American Commander

at Bunker Hill, 321-
Preston, Col. William and His Family,

89, 90; at the Cowpens, 563.
Preston, Senator W. C, 549. 550-
Prevost, British General, Assumes Com-
mand in Georgia, 532; marches on

Charleston, 533.
Priests Banished from New York, 38.
Prisoners, Exchange of, 418.
Prison Ships of Charleston, S. C, 539-
Prison Ships and Prison Houses in

New York, 614 to 617.
Proctor, Col. Thomas, Sketch of, 473;

at Brandy wine, 479; with Sullivan's

Indian Expedition, 518.
Pulaski, Count, 510, 535, 609.
Puritan Intolerance, 21.
Putnam, General I., 380, 467.

guincy, John, 144, i45-
all. Colonel, 39'. 393. 394-
Ramsay, Col. Nathaniel, 234; saves the

day at Monmouth, 492.
Ramsay, Dr. David, historian, quoted
or referred to, 64. 92. 148, 233. 234.

Read,' Capt., of North Carolina, Killed
at Hanging Rock, S. C. 545- ^ .,

Read, George, Signer, and His Family,
129 to 133. 461; Thomas Reed, his
brother, 399.

Regulators of North Carolina, 149, ir,o,

Reid.Gen. Joseph, 47. 48. 339. 482.
Rivington's Printing Office Destroyed,

Revenue I,a\v, the i-M-

Revere, Paul, 310 to 313-

Revolutionary Army, composition of, 33-

Robertson, General, 46.

Robin, Abbe, 207, 208, 305-

Robinson, Wm. E. (Richelieu), 593 to
607; sketch of, 607.

Rochambeau, Count de, with 6,000
French soldiers, lands at Newport.
R. I.. 575. 576; confers with Wash-
ington at Wethersfield. Conn , 554.
595 ; joins Washington at Mount
Vernon, 597; publicly dined in Bos-
ton by Governor Hancock, 612; re-
turns to France, 612.

Roche Capt. John, 60.

P..drev. C., 133- „ .^ , ..

Rooie\t!l. Theodore, President of the
Unite.' States, 138; ancestry of, 2C0
to 262; on the Irish in America, 262
to ;66; at Wyoming, 505; on the
qnal'ties of the Irish race, 618.

Ruggles, Timothy, 132.

Rutledge, Edward and Hugh, 96. 97.

Rutledge, Gov. John, 95. 96. in, i*y;
master spirit of the South, 4O5, etc.;
at third attack on Charleston, 5?S.
r36; on the conduct rf the British,
539, 540: appoints Marion brigadier,
■;4o; welcomes Gates to South Garo-
lina, 540; appoints Sumter brigadier,
544; again in Congress, 566.
Rutledge. John, Founder of the Rut-
ledge Family, 95.



Rutherford, Gen. Griffith, 276; taken

prisoner at Camden, S. C, 547.
Ryan, Rev. Dennis, 308.
St. Clair, General, Retreats before Bur-

goyne, 452.
St. Ledger's Expedition Ends Disas-
trously at Fort Stanwix, 457.
St. Patrick's Day Celebrated, in Boston,
1776. 353; in Washington's head-iuar-
ters at Morristown, 1780, 574.
Saratoga, Battles of, 459 to 462.
Savannah Captured by the British 531,

532.
Scammell, Col. Alexander, 610, 611.
Schoharie County, N. Y.. Simm'j His-
tory of, quoted, 461.
Scotch-Irish, So-called, Alluded to or

Explained, 12, 30, 31, 404.
Scotch Tories of North Carolina, 94.
Scott, Capt. William, 461.
Scot's Charitable Society, The, 309.
Scully, D. J., on Baltimore Irishmen,

241 to 245-
Sedition Law, 77.
Siege of Boston, The, 338, etc.
Siege of Savannah by Frencn and

Americans fails, 534, 535.
Shea, Dr. John Gilmary, 305.
Shee, Gen. John, 192, 379.
Sheehy, James, Virginia, and Kev.

Nicholas Sheehy, 90.
Sheridan, R. B., 9, 10.
Sherman, Rev. Andrew M., 67.
Shiel, Hugh, 192.
Slocum, Frances, Pathetic Story 01, 506,

507.
Smallwood, Colonel, 381.
Smith, Col. Michael, 368, 369. ,
Smith, Gen. Samuel, Sketch of, 225 to
228; at Fort Miflin, 480, 4S1; at
Quintan's Bridge, N. J., 489-
Smith, James, Signer, 229, 230.
Smith, Jeremiah, 297.
Smith, John and Family, 225 to 228.
Smith, Rev. John B., 248.
Smith, Rev. Robert, 247.
Smith, Rev. Samuel S., 247, 248.
Song of Marion's Men, 541, 542.
Sons of Liberty m New York, 368.
South Carolina Rivers, 5Si- .„
Sparks, Historian, on Ethan Allen in

Ireland, 419. 420. .

Spears, John R., Historian, on Wayne
at the Brandywine, 474. 475; on Pa-
oli Massacre, 476; on Valley For;re,
482, 483; on Wayne in the South,
568; on Arnold's treason and the
march of the Irish troops to West
Point, s8i. 582; on the Pennsylvania
Line, 586 to 588; on how Wayne
charged the whole British Army, 593.
594.
Spencer J. A., historian, 32.
Spencer's Ordinary, Skirmish at, 593-
Springfield, N. J., Battle of, 575-
Stamp Act Congress, i39- ^ ,

Stark, Gen. John, 11, 52, 324 to 326.

455, 456, 604.
Star-Spangled Banner, 227, 228.
Sterling, James W. J., 48.
Steuben, Baron, 465-

Stewart. Gen. Charles, Sketch 01, 102,
193; his heroism at Monmouth, 492.
Stewart, Gen. Walter, i93-
Stewart, Major, 529.



INDEX.



Stiles, H. R., on Jersey Prison Ship,
6i6, 617.

Stone, Protestant Primate of Ireland,
17-

Stono Ferry, Battle of, 534.

Stony Point, Battle of, 525 to 530.

Strawbridge, Robert, 116, 117.

Sullivan, Gov. James, 11, 62, 63, 343.

Sullivan, Gen. John, 11, 62, 63; sketch
of, 213 to 216; at Portsmouth, N. H.,
352; at Long Island, 380, 383; at
Trenton, 391, 392; at Brandywine,
474; at Germantown, 478; fights the
best battle of the war, 502; his ex-
pedition against the Indians, 516 to
525; thanked by Congress and Wash-
ington, 525.

Sullivan, Owen, Founder of the Sulli-
van Family, 69, 70.

Sullivan, Gen. William, 63, 342, 343.

Sumter, Gen. Thomas, at Rocky Mount
and Hanging Rock, 545; captures
English supply train, 546; surprised
at Fishing Creek, 547 ; defeats
Wemys and Tarleton, 552, 553;
thanked by Congress, 553.

Surrender of Burgoyne, 459.

Sword of Bunker Hill, The, 335-

Tammany Hall Builds Vault for the
Remains of Prison Ship Martyrs, 617.

Tappan, N. J., Massacre at, 510.

Tarleton, Colonel, Massacres Americans
at Waxhaw, 537, 538; routed by Sum-
ter and defeated at the Cowpens, 553
to 560.

Taylor, George, Signer, 230, 231, 232.

Taylor, Wm., Jr., 258, etc.

Tennant, Rev. Wm. T. and Family, 242
to 244.

"There Are the Redcoats," 456.

The Six Nations Defined, 520.

Thatcher, Governor, on the Sufferings
of the American Army, 573.

Thayer, Rev. John, 306.

Thomson, Charles, Secretary of the
Continental Congress, 14; on John
Dickinson, 203; sketch of, 207 to 213;
his learning, 255; receives Washing-
ton at the door of Congress, 614.

Thomson, Col. William, 404 to 406, 409,
410, 535-

Thompson, D. P., on Lyon, 73.

Thompson, Gen. Wm., 193, 194.

Thornton, Capt. James, 62.

Thornton, Matthew, Signer, 52, 61, 232,
233-

Ticonderoga Captured by the Ameri-
cans, 336, 337; retaken by Burgoyne,
451, 452.

Tierney, Patrick, Litchfield, Conn., val-
uable document of, 425 to 429.

Tone, T. W., Irish patriot, 10, 271.

Treaty of Charleston, S. C, Violated,
537-

Trenton, Battle of, 389 to sps.

Trevelyan, English Historian, quoted,
386, 387-

Tnfon, Royal Governor, in North Caro-
lina, 149 to 151; sketch of, 274. 275;
his raid on Danbury, 418; advocates
the torch and burns Fairfield and
Norwalk, 511, etc.

Ulster, Confiscation of, 273.

United Armies of France and America,
597-

Valentine's Hill, Yonkers, N. Y., 596.



Valley Forge, Hardships of, 482 to 486

Verplanck, Julian C, 17, 20.

Virginia, Early Irish of, 85 to 91.

Virginia's Stamp Act Resolutions, 140,
141.

Waddell, Rev. James, 563.

Wallace, Sir James, Lays Waste the
Hudson Valley, 470.

Wallace, William Ross, 33s, 336.

Walpole, Sir Robert, 18

Wanton, Governor, 146, 147.

Ward, Gen. Artemus, 321.

Warner, Col. Seth, 455.

Warren and Bristol, R. I., Destroyed
by British General Preston, 489, 490.

Warren, Gen. Joseph, 310, 322, 324.

Washington, Col. Wm., at the Cowpens,
556; at Guilford Court House, 562.

Washington, Gen. George 25, 26; joins
the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 161
to 163; his letter to Capt. John Bar-
ry, 167; sketch of, 194: letter to the
Yankee Club of Tyrone, 195; speech
of acceptance, 220; writes to John
Armstrong, Jr., 238; takes command
of the Army, 338; condemns bigotry
in his general orders, 347; his esti-
mate of Yankee soldiers, 348; wiites
to British General Gage, 352, 353;
around New York, 375, 381, 382, 388:
crosses to New Jersey, 385; crosses
the Delaware, 393; gets more author-
ity from Congress, 401, 402; on Bur-
goyne, 451; his Army marches
through Philadelphia, wearing sprigs
of green, 473; at Valley Forge, 482
to 486; pursues the British, 491;
writes to D'Estaing, 502; on Congress,
516; Congratulates Gen. Sullivan,
525; on the trials of the soldiers, 573;
turns to the Irish on Arnold's trea-
son, 581; visits the French at New-
port, 591; thanks \\ ayne for his ac-
tion at Green Spring, Va., 594; at
Yorktown, 597, etc • Washington and
his Army enters New York as t*"*
British leave, 606, 613, 614; farewell
to his officers, 606, 607; he scorns the
title of King, 613; lays down his
commission, 614.

Waterloo, N. Y., Centennial, 524.

Waxhaw, Massacre at, 102, 537, 538.

Wayne, General Anthony, Joins the
Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 154;
sketch of, 195 to '99; at Brandywine
and Paoli, 474, 475; at Germantown.
478; letter on Valley Forge, 483; his
love for Irishmen, 525; his great vic-
tory at Stony Point, 525 to 530; his
campaign in the South, 567 to 571;
attacks the British at Fort Lee, N. J..
S?*). 577; his letter to Hugh Shiel.
582; with the "Line of Ireland" he
joins Lafayette in Virginia, 592, 593;
he charges the whole British Army,
593. 594; thanked by Washin^on for
his action at Green Spring, \ a., 594.

Wemyss, Major, defeated by Sumter,
.SS2-

Wesley, John, in Georgia, 116.

West, William, and Family, 199, 200,
201.

Westchester County, N. Y., 596.

"What the Irish Have Done," 524.

White Plains, Battle of, 384. 385-



INDEX.



Whipple, Commodore, at Charleston, S.
C, 536.

Whipple, William, Signer, 52, 234, 235,
455. 500, 501.

Whitman, Mrs., grand-daughter of Sam-
uel Neilson, 255.

Williams, Roger, 50.

Williamson, Hugh, 32, 235, 236.

Willis, William, quoted, 29.

Wilson Family, The, and anecdote of
Mrs. Robert Wilson, 403, 404.

Wilson, Robert, receiver of captured
flags at Yorktown, 605, 611.

Wilson, Woodrow, historian, 106; on



British outrages in New Jersey, 41C,

4I-.
Winthrop, John, 284.
"With the Flag in the Channel," by

James Barnes, 430, etc.
Woodburn, J. A. 12.
Wyoming, Massacre of, 504 to 507.
Yale College Helped by Berkeley, 19.
Yankee Captain Captures a Big British

Warship, 503.
Yonkers, N. Y., 595. 596.
York, Pa., Congress in Session at, 477.
Yorktown Centennial, 599 to 607.
Yorktown, Siege of, 598 to 612.






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