Apr 13, 2023 - Sale 2633

Sale 2633 - Lot 16

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1781.) Issue of the Connecticut Journal describing the Battle of Guilford Court House. Issue #703. 4 pages, 14 x 8 1/4 inches, on one folding sheet; minor wear, faint dampstaining; uncut. New Haven, CT: Thomas and Samuel Green, 19 April 1781

Additional Details

Includes General Nathanael Greene's long 16 March report to Congress on the Battle of Guilford Court House in North Carolina, the largest battle in the war's southern theater: "The conflict was long and severe, and the enemy only gained their point by superior discipline. . . . The firmness of the officers and soldiers, during the whole campaign, has been almost unparalleled." Includes much other war news, and a satirical "Dialogue Between Cuffe and Toney about State Affairs."