Genealogy Projects tagged with 1779 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs

    Crypt for the Prison Ship Martyrs coordinates: 40° 41' 30" N. 073° 58' 32" W. Google Map Type: Crypt (cemeteries, graveyards) Location: Fort Greene Park, Myrtle to Dekalb Avenues, Edwards and Cumberland Streets County: Kings. City: New York. Borough: Brooklyn. State: NY (New York) Country: US (United States) Please add Geni profiles of these American Patriots to this...

  • 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...