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The battle of Coney Island; or, Free trade overthrown

The battle of Coney Island; or, Free trade overthrown

a scrap of history written in 1900

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Published by J.A. Wagenseller in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby an eye witness.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17523762M
OCLC/WorldCa9662589

Truth is, many new facts have come to light. And Macintyre got some facts wrong. For instance, his account of the sinking of U is fantasy. I still recommend this book-it gives the British viewpoint about THE BATTLE that saved Western civilazation, by one of /5(21).   In the battle, Breckenridge captured 50 horses, a few cows, and 50 bushels of corn. So ended what is know as the “Battle of the Island”. The men could not pursue the escaping Indians because darkness was slowly covering the . And about 50 members of a group called the Assembly of Yahweh gathered at Coney Island, New York, in white robes, awaiting their 'rapture' from a . Battle of Long Island, August He too was an able commander, but was almost crippled by his fear of a single defeat in battle that would destroy the British cause in North America. This fear goes some way to explaining the sluggish nature of some of his actions around New York. which take up the first third of the book.


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