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 project (acti...

  • American Revolution: The Siege of Charleston (1779-1780)

    The Siege of Charleston was one of the major battles which took place towards the end of the American Revolutionary War, after the British began to shift their strategic focus towards fighting in the southern colonies. As a defeat, it was the biggest loss of troops suffered to the revolutionary army in the war wherein the losses consisted essentially of the major part of the forces available to...

  • 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...