Genealogy Projects tagged with 1778 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American Revolution: Battle of Savannah (1778 & 1779)

    The Capture of Savannah, or sometimes the First Battle of Savannah (because of a siege in 1779), was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on December 29, 1778 between local American Patriot militia and Continental Army units holding the city and a British invasion force under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell. It was the opening move in the British southern strategy to...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Rhode Island (1778)

    The Battle of Rhode Island By Ex-Governor CHARLES WARREN LIPPITT A Paper read at a Special Meeting of the Society in the Old State House September 25th, 1915. Copyright 1915 by Charles Warren Lippitt August 29, 1778, in the annals of Rhode Island, is historic. Its memories are dear to the nation as well as to the State. To commemorate the deeds of national heroes links the present with ...