Battle of Long Island

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 27 August, General George Washington was defeated at the Battle of Long Island. The Americans evacuated New York.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Battle of Long Island". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5916, accessed 22 December 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence