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Solomon Nash Diary
Solomon Nash diary, January 1776-January 1777.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
1 volume (48 pages)
Diary kept by Solomon Nash from January 1776-January 1777, while serving in Captain Jotham Drury's artillery company in Massachusetts and New York. Nash writes of his daily routine in the army and his experiences in the Boston and New York areas. He mentions such events as engagements with the British, the evacuation of Long Island, the plot against General Washington, destruction of the statue of King George, and activities of the artillery on Governor's Island, as well as actions of British ships, desertions, and fatalities. Solomon Nash was a Revolutionary War soldier from Abington, Massachusetts.
New-York Historical Society.
Mss Collection - BV Nash
Drury, JothamUnited States. Continental ArmyHickey Plot, 1776Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776Massachusetts--History--Revolution, 1775-1783New York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal narrativesSoldiers.
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