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Moses Sproule Diary, 1779.
Sproule, Moses, 1749-1819.
New-York Historical Society.
Journal, May 17, 1779-October 17, 1779, kept while Sproule was quartermaster sergeant in the Third New Jersey Regiment on Sullivan's Indian Campaign. The journal records events of the campaign against the Iroquois in Pennsylvania and New York, including the battle of Newtown, and the Iroquois's capture and killing of Thomas Boyd. It also includes a diagram of the army's order of march. Published in R.W.G. Vail, 'The Western Campaign of 1779,' New-York Historical Society Quarterly, 41 (1957), p. 35-69.
Boyd, Thomas, 1757-1779United States. Continental ArmySullivan's Indian Campaign, 1779Iroquois Indians--WarsIndians of North America--Wars--1775-1783United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783New York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783Pennsylvania--History--Revolution, 1775-1783Officers (military officers)
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