Jeremiah Greenman's Diary of Aug. 29, 1778

we marcht a small distance to the write / two Ships that was beating up the river fir'd a few Shot at us / we continued hear a Nower or two, the hasans made up towards a fort that was on butses hill / Nobody being met we preceed'd thair move / we set out for the fort & jist made out to geet into it before thay come up the hill / then the enemy made back again to a small hill a bout a mild from this fort ware thay mad a stand / at Night our rijement went on the Lower Lines.


Greenman, Jeremiah. Diary of a Common Soldier in the American Revolution, 1775-1783: An Annotated Edition of the Military Journal of Jeremiah Greenman. Edited by Robert C. Bray and Paul E. Bushnell. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1978. pg 128

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