References: 1778 Battles and Skirmishes

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Many of the references below were compiled by the U.S. Army Center for Military History, and are part of a much more comprehensive bibliography of the American Revolution which is available online.

Amory, Thomas C. "Siege of Newport, R.I. in 1778." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 17 (September 1879), pp. 163-164.

Bennett and Lennon
Bennett, Charles E., and Lennon, Donald R. A Quest for Glory, Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Boatner, Mark M, III. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1994.

Cherry Valley
Ballard, Edward, ed. "Letters of Gen. Stark and Others Relative to Operations in Cherry Valley in 1778." Historical Magazine, 10 (June 1866), pp. 172-176.

[Dain, John]. "Attack on Cherry-Valley." Edited by Edward Ballard. Historical Magazine, 2d Ser. 5 (April 1869), pp. 276-277.

Goodnough, David. The Cherry Valley Massacre, November 11, 1778; The Frontier Atrocity that Shocked a Young Nation. New York: Franklin Watts, 1968.

Little, Mrs. William S. "The Massacre of Cherry Valley." Publication Fund Series, Rochester Historical Society, 6 (1927), pp. 99-128.

Davis, Robert Scott, Jr. "The British Invasion of Georgia in 1778." Atlanta Historical Journal, 24 (Winter 1980), pp. 5-25.

Demarest, Thomas. "The Baylor Massacre - Some Assorted Notes and Information." Bergen County History 1971 Annual. River Edge, NJ: Bergen County Historical Society, 1971, pages 28-93.

Desmarais, Norman. The Guide to the American Revolutionary War In Canada and New England: Battles, Raids, and Skirmishes. Ithaca, NY: Busca, Inc. 2009.

Kemp, Franklin W. A Nest of Rebel Pirates. Egg Harbor City, NJ: Laureate Press, 1966.

Lawrence, Alexander A. "General Robert Howe and the British Capture of Savannah in 1778." Georgia Historical Quarterly, 36 (December 1952), pp. 303-327.

Azoy, A.C.M. "Monmouth: The Battle that was won at Valley Forge." Infantry Journal, 46 (November-December 1939), pp. 566-582.

Bell, Andrew. "Copy of a Journal By Andrew Bell, Esq., At one time the Confidential Secretary of general Sir Henry Clinton. Kept during the march of the British Army through New-Jersey in 1778." Proceedings of the New jersey Historical Society, 6 (September 1851), pp. 15-19.

de Peyster
de Peyster, John Watts. "The Battle of Monmouth: Monmouth Court-House, or Freehold, Sunday 28th June, 1778." Magazine of American History, 2 (july 1878), pp. 407-413.

Hamilton & Irvine
Hamilton, Alexander, and Willaim Irvine. "The Battle of Monmouth." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 2 (1878), pp. 139-148.

King, Charles. "The Battle of Monmouth Court House." Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, 4 (September 1849), pp. 125-141.

Lewis, Theodore B. "Was Washington Profane at Monmouth?" New Jersey History, 89(Fall 1971), pp. 149-162.

McHenry, James. "The Battle of Monmouth Described by Dr. James McHenry, Secretary to General Washington." Edited by Thomas H. Montgomery. Magazine of American History, 3 (June 1879), pp. 355-363.

Smith, Samuel S. The Battle of Monmouth, Monmouth Beach, NJ: Philip Freneau Press, 1964.

Stryker, William S. The Battle of Monmouth. Edited by William Starr Myers. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1927.

Thayer, Theodore. The making of a Scapegoat: Washington and Lee at Monmouth. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1976.

Munn, David C. Battles and Skirmishes of the American Revolution in New Jersey. Trenton: Bureau of Geology and Topography, Department of Environmental Protection, 1976. Downloadable version.

O'Kelley, Patrick. Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas Volume 1, 1771-1779. Bangor, ME:, Inc., 2004.

Stockbridge Indian Massacre
De Voe
De Voe, Thomas F. "The Massacre of the Stockbridge Indians, 1778." Magazine of American History, 5 (September 1880), pp. 187-195.

Walling, Richard S. "Nimham's Indian Company of 1778: The Events Leading up to the Stockbridge Massacre of August 31, 1778." Available online.

Walling, Richard S. "Death in the Bronx; the Stockbridge Indian Massacre, August 31, 1778" Journal of the Native American Institute, Columbia-Greene Community College; Vol. 1., No. 2, Spring,1998." Available online.

Stryker, William S. The Affair at Egg Harbor, New Jersey, October 15, 1778. Trenton, NJ: Naar, Day & Naar, 1894.

Butler, Zebulon. "Correspondence of Col. Zebulon Butler, Wyoming, June-December 1778." Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 7 (1902), pp. 131-150.

Butler, Zebulon. "Orderly Book of Col. Zebulon Butler, at Wyoming, August-December 1778." Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 7 (1902), pp. 106-130.

Davis, Andrew McFarland. "Account of the Wyoming Massacre of 1778." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 23 (October 1887), pp. 340-347. [2d Ser. Vol. 3]

Hayden, Horace Edwin. "Echoes of the Massacre of Wyoming." Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 7 (1902), pp. 78-105; 12 (1911-12), pp. 69-104.

Myers, Wilbur A., ed. Book of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Battle of Wyoming, July 1-4, 1928. Wilkes Barre, PA: Smith-Bennett Corp., 1928.

Patterson, D. Williams. "Mrs. Skinner and the Massacre at Wyoming." New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 14 (July 1860), pp. 265-266.

Williamson, James R. "Westmoreland County, Connecticut: Bloodiest Battle of the Revolution." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, 46 (July 1981), pp. 86-96.