The American troops surrendered at Fort Washington were taken prisoner–most for the duration of the war. Some officers were released in prisoner exchanges but the rank and file didn’t stand much chance. In New York City, ships were converted […]
After the death of Thomas Knowlton, Knowlton’s Rangers nearly disbanded. Ultimately, though, it was decided they should remain to help secure the outposts of the Americans’ ever waning position on Manhattan.
Though Washington […]