Triumph of Freedom, 1775-1783

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Index
ACKLAND, LADY HARRIET, 215
Ackland, Lord, 178, 215
Adams, John, 16, 19, 22, 55, 61, 70, 81, 91, 101, 106, 110, 118, 185, 190, 192, 194, 198, 202, 204, 220, 238, 240, 244, 246, 340, 343, 344, 375, 412, 446, 457, 467, 469, 470, 477, 489, 503, 526, 585, 587, 590, 622, 627, 664, 680, 687; at Lord Howe's peace conference, 131- 132; against French alliance, 273, 275, 381; exponent of conservative views, 345-346, 353, 354; in Paris, 357-361, 370-371, 565, 570, 572-580; diplomat in Holland, 588; at peace settlement, 631-649 passim
Adams, Mrs. John, 70, 444, 457
Adams, Sam, 22, 190, 220, 241, 248, 259, 261, 330, 356, 362, 372, 379, 391, 469, 470, 475, 476, 622n., 652; as propagandist, 281; as conservative democrat, 345; for state sovereignty, 426
Albany, 119, 149-151, 175, 176, 178, 179, 181, 183, 184, 185, 187-190, 194, 195, 198, 210, 211
Alexander, Lady Kitty, 232
Ali, Hyder, 617, 621
Allen, Ethan, 90-91, 656; marches to Quebec, 90-93; capture of, 169
Amboy, 160
American Revolution, see Independence, War of
Amphitrite (ship), 208, 280
André, Major, 206, 537-538
Annapolis, 200, 675, 687
Aranjuez, Agreement of, 390
Arbuthnot, Admiral, 167, 561, 603-604
Armand, Colonel, 287, 495
Armed Neutrality, the, 587-589
Armistead, Mrs., 31
Armstrong, Major John, 673
Army, British, 5-6, 36, 393; recruiting for, 7, 10-15, 337-338; supplies for, 7, 76, 86, 173-174, 176, 180-181; overconfidence of, 7-9, 47, 126; Class distinctions in, 9-10; American attitude toward, 15, 75; in Boston, 46, 74-86, 91, 92; at battle of Bunker Hill, 49-53; fear of frontier riflemen, 72-73; evacuates Boston, 85-87; on Long Island, 116-117, 122-128; attempts to reach Albany from Canada, 149-151; cruel conduct of, 164-169; treatment of prisoners, 166-170, 174, 517; under Burgoyne, 174-185; under Howe in Pennsylvania, 191-207; at Germantown, 205-206; evacuates Philadelphia, 315- 318; Lee's attitude toward, 321; in New York, 331; cavalry in, 494, 520, 547; deserters in, 506; in the South, Chapters XXIV and XXV passim; separation of, 604
Army, Continental, 57n., 71; unmilitary appearance of, 8, 137, 148, 221, 485- 488, 610; advantages of, 17, 19-20; recruiting for, 19, 83, 192, 431, 500-508; British attitude toward. 37-38, 52, 147, 159, 175, 177, 209, 216; commander-in- chief for, 60-63; ammunition and supplies for, 66, 74-76, 82, 84-85, 93-94, 99, Chapter VII passim, 144, 176, 208, 218, 221-224, 241, 368, 443, 450, 454, Chapter XXIII passim, 518, 527-528, 540-541, 583, 669-670; under Washington, 67-69, 71-76; riflemen in, 72-74, 122--124, 127, 158, 179, 209, 212, 254, 325, 520, 547; in Boston siege, 74-86; permanence of, 80-81, 148-149, 161- 162, 225, 233, 498-508; invades Canada, 90-100; deserters from. 131, 138, 505; captures New York, 133-138; rout of, in New Jersey, 152; treatment of prisoners in, 166n., 169-170, 215, 320, 507; at Bennington, 182; at Fort Stanwix, 184; under General Gates, 189-190, 521- 525; in Pennsylvania, 193-194, 195, 198, 200; at Valley Forge, Chapter XII passim, 481, 483; militia in, 237-238, 505, 513, 518, 521, 522, 548; French officers commissioned in, 285-289; at Monmouth Courthouse, 323-327; dissension with French, 330; state lines in, 431- 432, 485, 486, 521, 544, 545n., 655; ef-

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