Year 1777

 

June 13th.At 3 o'clock in the Afternoon, the Army struck their Camp at both sides of the River, leaving the 7th and 26th. Regiments at and above Brunswick, with the 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons and some Hessians; and the 35th. Battallion [sic] some more Hessians and Guards on the other side to keep the Pass: The whole amounting to 2000 men, under the command of BrigadieróGeneral Matthews.

 

The Journal of Thomas Sullivan, 49th Regiment of Foot. A British Soldier during the American Revolution. From the Collection of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, (Philadelphia).As transcribed by Gilbert "Skip" Riddle. Mss. page 208.

 

Year 1777

 

June 20th.The 17th Light Dragoons, 3Qth. and 52d. Battallions marched to Amboy, and encamped there; together with Keobler's Battallion [sic] of Grenadiers, which joined them there the day following.

 

The Journal of Thomas Sullivan, 49th Regiment of Foot.. A British Soldier during the American Revolution. From the Collection of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, (Philadelphia).As transcribed by Gilbert "Skip" Riddle. Mss page 212.