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letters connected with his apprehen- of a partisan corps under, recommend.
sion, trial, conviction, and execution ed, VII. 252. Commendation of,
as a spy, 205, 212, 214 – 221, 235, 252, 309. Dissatisfied with the pro-
241, 256, 257, 521. Comparison of motions of oflicers, 309, 310; 399.
his case with Nathan Hale's, 549. Goes to France, 394, 4:22. His return
ANDRIANI, Count, X. 138.
from France; ordered to join General
ANGELI, ISRAEL, Colonel, ordered to Greene, VIII. 2:38, 242. Appointed
Red Bank, V. 86. Makes a brave brigadier-general, 391. Recommended
opposition at Springfield bridge, VII. for promotion in France, IX. 44 ; 138.
Congratulated on his marriage, 190.
Animal Magnetism, IX. 72.
Armed Vessels. See Nary.
Annals of Agriculture, XII. 286, 292. Armies should be brought to a central
Annapolis, convention of States at, IX. point at the commencement of a cam-
162, 223, 226, 513. Address to the paign; fall a sacrifice by injudicious
citizens of, upon neutrality, XII. 203. division, IV. 358.
Anne, Fort, enemy repulsed at, evacua- Arms, manufacture of, III. 127. Ex-
tion of, IV. 492. Surrender of, VII. ceedingly bad in the
want of, 239, 283, 365. Expedients for
ANSLEY, an agent to ascertain the obtaining, 259, 283, 381. Taken in
claims of the Refugees, IX. 177. Scotch transports, ordered to New
AntasITY, a Cherokee Indian warrior, York, 455. Diminution of, by the
arrives at Fort Loudoun, with follow- troops, IV. 332, 477. Letter respect-
ers, II. 244.
ing, 337. Important supply of, 338,
Antill, Edward, Lieutenant-Colonel 375. Measures to prevent the soldiers
in the regiment called “ Congress's from carrying off, VII. 26. Wanted
Own," engages in recruiting, IV.267. in the army, and solicited of the
ARBUTHNOT, M., Admiral, VI. 307, 313. French, 118, 125, 407. Arrive from
Number and condition of the rein- France, 176. Manufactories of, should
forcements under, 340, 345, 350. Pro- be encouraged, XII. 8.
poses to visit Rhode Island, 358. Goes Arms of the Washington Family, I.
to the South, 486. Joined by Admiral ARMSTRONG, Jony, a colonel in Forbes's
Graves, VII. 113, 127. Differs from expedition, II. 317 319. Facts
Clinton; blockades the French fleet respecting; is recommended, and ap-
at Newport, 131, 137, 290. His reply pointed brigadier-general, III. 72, 73,
to a complaint of ill treatment of naval 24, 319. Ordered to the southern
prisoners, 384. Cited, about sailing department, 294, 309, 310. Resigna-
to the Chesapeake, 457. His action tion of, IV. 373. Major-general of
with Destouches; enters Chesapeake the Pennsylvania troops, 483, V. 45.
Bay, 464, 465, 468.
His position at the battle of the Bran-
ARCIER, HENRY W., a volunteer aid dywine, 58. At Germantown, 78, 464.
to Wayne ; his bravery at the storin- Stationed along the Schuylkill, 59.
ing of Stony Point, VÍ. 303, 539. Opposes attacking Philadelphia, 168.
Ardent Spirils, VI. 181. Condemned,
Solicited to return to the army, 301.
IX. 454, 455. Duty imposed on In the council of war at Valley Forge,
home-made, X. 171, 259. Measures
360. Cited on the adoption of the
for checking opposition to the collec- Constitution, and the first President,
tion of the duties thereon, 259, 426. IX. 350; X. 136; on St. Clair's de-
See Excisc Lav.
Arendt, Baron d', appointed to the Armstrong, Jony, aid to General Gates,
command of Fort Island, V. 69, 100, author of the “- Newburg Addresses,"
107, 108; of the German battalion, VIII. 555, 566.
101. Retires for his health, 131. ARMSTRONG, Captain, taken at Ver-
ARMAND, Marquis de la Rouerie, Colo- planck's Point, VI. 209.
nel, commissioned to raise a corps of Army, the American, circumstances
Frenchmen, IV. 422; V. 171 ; 298. connected with the appointment of its
His recruits to be credited to the quo- commander-in-chief and with its ori-
tas of the respective States, VI. 172; gin, III. 1, 479, 486. See Boston and
236. In Sullivan's expedition, 276. Cambridge. Washington arrives at
At Ridgefield, 305. Commended, but Cambridge and takes the command of;
discouraged as to promotion, 429. its state at that time ; army returns
The incorporation of his corps with during the years 1775 and 1776, 14,
Pulaski's, 462. A certificate recom- 484,486, 493. In a dangerous situation,
mendatory of, 463. A continuance 27. Reinforcements to, voted, 33.
Formed into three divisions, 33, 54. to be in it, 437. Situation, condi-
No detachments to be made from, for tion, and purposes of, 463. Rein.
any particular provincial service, 45, forcements ordered to, from Peekskill,
75, 83, 97. Reduction of the regi- 464. Visited by a committee of Con.
ments of, recommended, 51 ; 55. Vis- gress, 503. Proposition to have one
ited by delegates of Congress, 62, 137. east, and one south of the Hudson,
Approbation of the discipline of, 70. 525. Halts at the Delaware, V. 7,
Its security and inactivity, 84. See 21. Harassed by marching and coun-
War, Continental Articles of. Diffi- termarching, 20. Decisions of a coun-
culties in; in danger of dissolution, cil of war, in regard to its future
98. See Rifle Companies. Prepares movements, 40. Marches through
for winter, 113, 115; 137. Troubles Philadelphia towards the Head of Elk,
in arranging, 150, 156, 178. See 43, 46. Its skirmishes with the ene-
Enlistments and Marines. Monthly my, and loss, 52, 53, 56. See Brandy-
expense of, 179, 218. Militia call. wine. Its distresses, 67, 71, 77, 110.
ed in, to supply the deficiency; and Advances to the Warren Tavern, 70.
furloughs, 189, 195, 256. Distress- See Germanloun. In want of general
ed for fuel and hay; how supplied, officers, 85. Officers tender their
190. Entire disbanding and recruit- commissions, 99, 312. Its numbers;
ing of, at Cambridge, 222, 225, 310. council of war called respecting, 121,
Pressing evils and wants of, 238. 122, 145. Its state and numbers, No-
Must be taught to fight without vember, 1777, 128, 155, 173. Diffi-
breast-works, 277. Its condition con- culty about disposing of, for the win-
cealed by the Commander-in-chief, ter of 1777-8, 123, 180, 195, 522.
Proceeds to New York, Unreasonable charges against it, 155.
312, 330, 354. Receives the thanks Provisions not supplied for it, 159,
of Congress, 360, 533. See New York. 188. Movement against it, 174,
Murmurs at the distinction made in 180.
Destitute of provisions, 193,
the pay, 370. Orders for reinforcing, 197, 239 to 242. Placed in winter-
by 13,800 militia, 416. See Ordnance quarters at Valley Forge, 195. Sec
and War. State of, at New York, Valley Forge. Condition of, 197,
in August, 1776, IV. 34. Sickness 212, 238. Preparations in, for the
On the eve of dissolution, campaign of 1778, 201, 241, 251, 294,
110. Condition, wants, and difficul- 297, 312, 319, 337. One month's ex-
ties of, 110, 122, 130. Plan adopted traordinary pay voted to, by Congress,
for re-organizing and recruiting, 116, 209. Numerous resignations in, 295,
134. Lee's laconic remark respecting 312, 321, 334, 340, 351, 373.
Eastern militia ordered to slow augmentation, 300. The new
join it, 159. Crosses into New Jersey, organization and establishment of,
172, 174. Escapes across the lackin- 312, 351, 404, 525. Unreasonable
sac and Passaic Rivers, 189. Rein- jealousy of, in Congress, 328. Spu-
forced, 192. Retires to Brunswic, rious resolves respecting it, 333, 336.
Princeton, and Trenton, and crosses Its irksome and dangerous situa-
the Delaware, 194, 200, 206. See Del- tion, 352. Total force, May 8th,
An increase of, strongly urg, 1778, 330. Must act on the defen-
ed, 225, 234. The situation, wants, sive, 361. Preparations for marching,
local prejudices, promotions, and sup- 374, 380, 386, 387. Sickness in, 380,
plies of, 232.
culty of filling it; arrangement and On the reduction of it, 308. Moves
apportionment of the infantry for the to Verplanck's Point, 340. Joined by
next campaign, 196, 197. Gratui. the French army, 345. Discontented
ty of one hundred dollars voted to from the total want of money and
certain soldiers of it, 199, 471. Fee- from hardships, 353. Cantoned at
ble and reduced, 251, 312, 315. Its New Windsor, 364. Alarming dis-
movements, 268, 276. Preparations contents in, and address to Con-
as to winter-quarters for it, in 1779 – gress, December, 1782, 369, 393. Dif-
80, 400, 408, 414, 419, 428. State ficulties connected with the Newburg
of, in detail, 401, 455. Measures re- Addresses, 392, 393, 551. Cessation
commended for keeping it up, 403, of hostilities ordered, and proclaimed
455. A year's engagement in it, to it, 416, 421, 425, 542, 507. Gra.
recommended, 404. Distressed for tuity of arms and accoutrements voted
provisions, 427, 432, 439, 441, 448, to the men for the war, 423, 424.
456. Preparations for the campaign Correspondence originating in the ad-
of 1780, 464. Returns ordered, with dress of the officers of it, respecting
a view to supply the quotas, 468. Dif- the three months' payment, and the
ficulty in relation to the length of non-settlement of accounts, 435
service, 469. New plan of procuring 439, 456. Circular letter addressed to
supplies for it, 482, 489, 492. Its
the governors of all the States on dis-
numbers, VII. 6. Dissatisfactions, 19. banding it, 439. See Pennsylvania
Committee chosen to effect reforms Line. Reduction of it, 456, 502.
and changes in, 14 – 16, 23. Suffers The commander-in-chief's farewell
from want of provisions and forage, 25, address to it, 491. See Provisional
54. Measures for filling, it up, 51. Army and Standing Army.
Mutinies and distresses, 55 – 58. Ad- Army accounts, importance of an office
dresses to, from the enemy, with a for auditing, III. 258, 466. Commis
view to promote desertions, 57. Cir- sioners appointed to audit, 467.
culars respecting the quotas of men; ArnolD, BENEDICT, Colonel, prepa-
the numbers required of Eastern and rations for his expedition against
Middle States, 70. Exertions of ladies Quebec, III. 63, 82, 85, 102. Instruc-
in behalf of it, and correspondence tions to, 86, 90. Assisted by Good.
connected therewith, 89, 90, 243, 376, win's plans and journal, 90. Leaves
408. Moves towards New York, 127, Cambridge, 102. Assisted by Get-
129 - 134, 137. Proceeds to Dobbs's chell and Berry, 112. His progress,
Ferry, 136, 143. Plan of a new ar- and his arrival near Quebec, 120, 125,
rangement for it, 245 - 256, 297. 168, 177, 190. See Quebec.
Goes into winter-quarters; disposi- nel Enos with the rear division re.
tion of it, 310 - 313, 318, 321. Levies
Commended, 190, 192,
necessarily discharged from it, 321. 276. Joined by Montgomery, 219.
Four general principles for the dis- Wounded; appointed brigadier-gen.
position of it, '331. Distresses and eral, 266, 319. ^ Continues the block-
consequent mutinies in it, 348 – 360, ade of Quebec, 276. Fitting out
380 - 383. Suffers froin want of a fleet on the lake, IV. 12. See
pay, clothing, and provisions ; meas- Champlain. Ordered to New Lon-
ures for relieving, 351 - 358, 370, don, 219, 220. Cited, requesting a
381 - 383, 560. Gratuities to, 356. resignation and an inquiry into his
Measures for the security of, 426. conduct, 345. Commended, 351, 410.
Ils condition and wants, VIII. 7. By request declines a court of inquiry ;
Circulars to the Eastern States re- why not promoted, 378. Fights the
specting the distresses of it, 36. British on their return from Danbu-
Moves to Valentine's Hill, 86, 97, 999.
Marches to White Plains, 95. Its horse presented to, by Congress, 408.
junction with the French army, 99, Ordered to Peekskill, 410. Visits
100, 124, 519. Its preparations and Congress about his public accounts ;
movements towards Virginia, 122, is dissatisfied with his promotion, 416.
130, 134, 139, 140, 148, 150, 155, His unsuccessful application for the
157. Arrives before Yorktown, 168. restoration of his rank. Lee cited
Disposition of, after the capitulation respecting, 417. Succeeds Schuyler
of Lord Cornwallis, 189. Its march in the command at Philadelphia, 453.
to the northward, and disposition for Ordered to Trenton to oppose Howe;
the winter, 200. Measures for filling is ignorant of Washington's situation,
it up, 255. Force and prospects, 273. 463. Recommended as a suitable
person to call out and lead on militia Articles of War. See Ilar, Continental,
against Burgoyne, 487, 489. Goes to Articles of
the northern arıny; yields in com- Artificers, regiment of, IV. 22.
mand to St. Clair, 498, 500, V. 3, 10. Artillery, Knox supersedes Gridley in
Rank of, considered in Congress, the command of; plan for its organi-
and restored, 24, 215, 217. Wounded zation, III. 148. To be increased in
at Saratoga, 217, 361. Epaulettes number, IV. 175. The field-pieces
and sword-knots presented to, 301. to be of brass, 176. A regiment of,
Appointed to command in Philadel. to be raised in Virginia, 191. Three
phía ; instructions to, 410, 413. Re- battalions ordered to be recruited ; in-
quested to aid Duportail in planning adequacy of the pay for the, 232. The
the security of Philadelphia, 421. command of, should not be given to a
Purposes to enter the navy; his lame. foreigner, 445. To be credited to the
ness; his love of money, VI. 25. quotas of States; return of, in April,
His conduct at Philadelphia reported 1779, VI. 197. See Krox.
to Congress, 138, 514. İlis trial, 231, Asgili, CHARLES, Captain, VIII. 205.
247, 261, 514. Ilis proposition to Is selected as a subject for retaliation
command a naval expedition or re. in the case of Huddy; his charac-
ceive a furlough, 484, 493. His peti- ter and family connexions, 301, 352.
tion to Congress respecting specie His application to Sir Guy Carleton,
and accounts, 529. In secret corre- 302, 311. Allowed to be on parole,
spondence with the enemy under the 350. Intercessions for, referred to
name of Gustavus, VII. 72, 520. In- Congress, 361, 549. Is set at liberty,
trusted with the printing of Lafay- 362 - 364. His treatment, IX. 169,
ette's proclamation, 72. His solicita- 196, 221.
tion of the command at West Point, Asuby, Joun, Captain, II. 107. Or.
95, 140, 265, 266, 521.
ders to, in case of an attack, 145.
upon his taking the command there, Ashby's Fort, II. 163, 167.
139, 144. Directed to guard against Ashf, SAMUEL, governor of North Car-
an attack, 147, 181, 189. To furnish olina, XII. 238.
a guard for the commander-in-chief, Asia, a British armed ship, in New
Meets Washington at King's York harbour, III. 13.
Ferry, 205, 525. His treason and Assessment Bill, respecting a provision
André's fate ; his appointment as for religious teachers in Virginia, IX.
colonel in the British army; great
exertions made to seize him, 205, 212, Association, a non-importation agree.
520. His address to the inhabitants ment by the members of the Virginia
of America, 260. Effects of his trea- Assembly, II. 356. Drawn up by the
son upon the spies in New York, 260, members of the House of Burgesses,
281. His intention as to the life of on the passing of the Boston Port Bill,
the commander-in-chief, 264, 265. An 486. For embodying the citizens of
opinion respecting, said to have been Boston to defend the town, III. 140.
expressed by Washington to Schuy- Associators, a company of mounted
ler, 205. Letter to Reed respecting, volunteers in Virginia, II. 161. See
296. Commands a British expedi- RUGGLES.
tion from New York to Virginia, 347, Atkin, EDMUND, an Indian agent, II.
348, 403, 411, 465. Distrusted by the 236, 237. Hastily imprisons ten In-
British, 348. Measures and instruc- dians, 245. Has the management of
lions for opposing his expedition, 403, Indian affairs, 284.
404, 411, 417 – 426, 445, 448, 452. ATTAKULLAKULLA, a Cherokee chief,
See LAFAYETTE. To be executed if sues for peace, II. 336.
taken, 419,547. Reinforced by Phil. Attorneys-General during the presi-
lips, 457, 465.
dency of Washington, XII. 432.
about his enterprise, and Lafayette's Augusta, Fort, in Pennsylvania, II.
expedition against, VIII. 6, 521. La- 241, 244.
fayette's refusal to hold correspond. Austin, SAMUEL, III. 532.
ence with, 61.
Austria, Emperor of, proposes to act as
Arsenal at Flarper's Ferry recommend- mediator for a general peace, VIII. 71.
ed and established, XI. 69, 231, 255, Letter to the, XI. 125.
457 ; XII. 63.
Artichoke, for the benefit of stock, XII.
Appointed consul at Morocco, 145.
Death of, 332, 333, 357.
BACHE, Sarah, daughter of Benjamin Bard, SAMUEL, Life of, cited, X. 13.
Franklin, superintends the contribu- Barley, scarcity of; sowed with clover
tions of the Philadelphia ladies, and and other grasses, XII. 288, 229. The
forwards supplies to the army, VII. raising of, in Virginia, 294, 331, 347.
Distinction made in regard to, 332.
BADGELY, ABNER, complaint and in- Mode of sowing, 379.
quiry respecting his detention, VIII. BARlcW, JUEL, goes to Europe, IX.
232, 231. On the case of, 312, 537. 3-1, 386. Consul at Algiers, XI. 158.
BAKER, John, Lieutenant, proceeds to- A letter of, forwarded to President
wards Logstown and encounters a Adams, 398, 404, 560.
party of the enemy at Turtle Creek, BARNEY, Joshua, Captain, commands
the miniature ship The Federalist,
Baker's Genealogy of the Washington IX. 375, 376; X. 115, 335.
family, of Sulgrave, I. 552.
BARNWELL, Robert, speaker of the
BALDWIN, LOANMI, assistant engineer, House of Representatives of South
ordered to Canada; pay and rank of, Carolina, XII. 237.
Barras, Count de, arrives to take com-
Ballard, Robert, Major, in danger mand of the French flect, VIII.40. His
of prosecution for the property of dis- proposed interview with the comman-
affected persons, VI. 416.
der-in-chief at Weathersfield, 40, 48,
Balls, cut and fixed to the end of nails, 51. Hints at obstacles to a proposed
found in the American camp, IV. 107. expedition to the Chesapeake, 78, 113,
Baltimore, citizens of, meet the Com- 114. His unsuccessful detachment
mander-in-chief, VIII. 157. Mer- against Lloyd's Neck, 114. Proceeds
chants of, lend money to Lafayette to the Chesapeake to join Count de
for his troops, 514. Reception of La- Grasse, 1:35, 147, 152, 161, 516.
fayette there, in 1784, IX.55. Minia- Burren Hill, particulars of the affair
ture ship The Federalist sent from, to at, V. 377, 545. Indians engaged at,
Washington, 375. Reception of Wash- VII. 201. See LAFAYETTE.
ington and his suite there, on his BARRINGTON, a British major, captured
retiring from the Presidency, XI. 197. with General Prescott, IV. 495.
Addresses to the citizens of, in April, Barry, Joun, Captain, his creditable
1789, XII. 13) ; to the members of exploit in capturing British ships, V.
the New Church of, 201; to mer- 271. Fights, and runs the Raleigh
chants and traders of, in May, 1793, frigate ashore and escapes, VI. 90.
Barton, William, Lieutenant-Colonel,
BANISTER, Johx, delegate in Congress, captures General Prescott on Rhode
Island ; presented with a sword by
Bank, shares taken up in the, X. 172, Congress; appointed colonel, IV. 495,
176, XII. 18.
Bank stock, in England, XII. 252, 258, BARTON, WILLIAM, sends an essay on
Heraldry to Washington, XII. 2:17.
Baptists, Uniteil, address to the general Barros and Buskirk, Colonels, with
comunittee, representing the, in Vir- Tory levies, attempt to cut off militia
ginia, XI. 154. Patriotic character at Paramus, IV. 423.
of the, 155.
BartriM, WILLIAM, X. 102.
Barbadoes, extracts from a journal of a Bassett, Colonel, accidental death of,
voyage and visit to, 11. 424. Descrip- X. 313.
tion of, 425.
Bastille, the key of, and a painting of
Barbary States, tribute paid to, IX. its demolition, sent to Washington,
X. 104 to 106.
BARBER, Francis, Lieutenant-colonel, Bath, mineral springs at, visited in
on the state of the soldiers at Ticon- 1748, II. 417.
deroga, IV. 279. Chosen inspector, V. Baton Rouge, fort at, captured by Span.
318. T'is activity at Springfield, VII. jards, VI. 476.
599. Aids in suppressing the revolt Batteries, ineffectual against the pas.
in the New Jersey line, 561. Wound- sage of ships, IV. 82, 138.
ed at Yorktown, VIII. 179. Acci- Battle, of the Great Meadows, II. 51,
dentally killed, 415.
456. Of the Monongahela, 85, 468.
BARCLAY, THOnas, makes a treaty with On Long Island, IV. 68, 513. At
the Emperor Iorocco, X. 60. Chatterton's Hill, near White Plains,