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"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

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"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

"Major general was william. Altri did not receive his commission until late. Seventeen eighty two about a year after yorktown at about a year before the continental army disbanded. Multi was in fact the very last major general commission in the continental army. But getting back to general. Hal i guess some more background on him. In episode one ninety one but to recap. He was from a wealthy north carolina family and had been active patriot before the war. He and fellow north carolinian. James moore received continental commissions in early. Seventeen seventy six as the war. Prepared to expand beyond new england when general moore died in seventeen seventy seven. How became the senior officer. South of virginia and had received a promotion to major general. In late seventeen seventy seven. How had briefly in some military actions in virginia in seventeen seventy five as the colonists were pushing out lord done more but since his commission in the continental army his responsibilities were exclusively to the south. He had participated in the defense of charleston south carolina in late summer. Seventeen seventy six with general charles lee. When lee moved north again. General moore took command of the southern department but more got sick and died in april. Seventeen seventy seven leaving the southern department to general hal. Since that time how's main. Focus was keeping the loyalist raiders from east florida from threatening the southern georgia frontier. Most of his time though was fighting with these southern governors all of whom wanted more soldiers in their states and who did not want to give the continentals any say over how the state militia was being used. I also noted back in episode one ninety one that general how even fuddy duel with general christopher gadston. Both men survived but gadston resigned his continental commission and took up political office in south carolina where he remained a determined enemy of general. How the failure of the florida expedition. In the summer of seventeen seventy eight resulted in even more squabbling between general. How and the southern governors the continental congress finally got involved and in september ordered that general. Benjamin lincoln take the.

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"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

American Revolution Podcast

05:52 min | 6 months ago

"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

"Then their chain did finally in april of seventeen seventy seven. They once again deployed that chain at fort montgomery when the british finally did sail up the river that october the chain proved to be a minor nuisance for the british after they captured fort. Montgomery they were able to take their time cutting chain and then sail up river to fort constitution and then up to burn kingston new york after the british completed their rate and return to new york city. The americans focused on building new and better defenses that they hope to be in place for seventeen seventy eight. This time they turn to some european engineers for expertise specifically they looked to lewis leslie day. Read year a french captain. Who had received a continental commission as a lieutenant colonel of engineers in july seventeen seventy seven after his appointment to the hudson river project in the fall. Congress promoted ready to full colonel. Sedale ready a wanted to build a large chain near fort clinton and montgomery again close to where the old chain had been deployed. Everyone else on the project. Including the governor of new york and general putnam who didn't agree on much. Both agreed that they wanted the chain much further up river near fort constitution. It was at that point that there was a natural bend in the river. They would force any shifts to slow down and turn. The width of the river was not as great. They're meeting the chain. Did not have to be as long either. So radiate was overruled and construction began at fort. Constitution radiate began the work but complain so much about the site and the project that he asked to be relieved after a few months so he returned to washington's army for a new assignment. The project then turned to a new officer. Colonel tadeusz customer sco. The polish officer. Who most recently had been responsible for the american defenses at saratoga. And who would also been a part of the project to lay chain across the river at fort ticonderoga a year earlier to work with gush. Sco washington ordered colonel. Rufus putnam to join the project rufus. Grandfather was a cousin of israel putnam so the two men had a distant family relationship. But we're not really close. Israel putnam was of course from connecticut. Rufus putnam grew up in massachusetts. It was from there that he served in the french and indian war. He joined the siege of boston with his militia unit. Right after the battle of lexington cocker and when the continental army was form rufus putnam received. A commission as lieutenant colonel.

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"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

American Revolution Podcast

03:59 min | 10 months ago

"continental commission" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast

"As a boy, his family sent him to England for his education where he attended. Eton. And we think he may have actually been a classmate of Barry St Leger, while he was there. Smallwood returned home to run the family plantation. He also served in the Maryland, assembly like his father grandfather and great-grandfather before him. Coming from a family of wealth and status within the colony small would also served in the colonial militia and during the French and Indian war served as an officer on several campaigns. In seventeen seventy, five small had attended the Maryland Convention and was an early advocate of armed resistance to British policies. When Maryland sent soldiers, smallwood was among the first to go to New York as a colonel. He served on Long Island and was wounded at the battle of white plains in seventeen seventy six. After that, he returned home to recuperate and did not rejoin the army for some time. During his convalescence Congress promoted him to General. When the British landed at head of elk in. Maryland in August of Seventeen, seventy seven. General Smallwood decided it was time to get back into the fight and raised a regiment of two thousand Maryland militia. These were the troops that scattered when the British attacked General Wayne's continentals at Paoli. He recovered about half of his army that had not run home and joined up with Washington's continentals for the continuing fight. Washington then ordered smallwood to take his division on the far. American left to go around the British right flank and attacked their rear. The other division commander that I hadn't yet mentioned was General John Armstrong. Born in Ireland Armstrong was educated as a civil engineer. He came to Pennsylvania in seventeen forty as a surveyor for the Penn family. One of the areas he survey became the new town of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. And I. Guess He liked it. They're so much that he settled there and started a family. During the French Canadian War Armstrong served as a colonel in the Pennsylvania militia. He had led twenty seven hundred militia soldiers during the Forbes expedition to recapture fort to Kane in what is today Pittsburgh from the French. During this expedition he served alongside fellow militia colonel, George Washington. By Seventeen, seventy, five Armstrong was a brigadier general with the Pennsylvania militia and an outspoken patriot. When Pennsylvania joined the fight in early seventeen, seventy six Armstrong received a commission as Brigadier General in the Continental Army. He put his engineering experience to work setting up defenses at Charleston south. Carolina prior to the British attack on Fort Sullivan. Armstrong then resigned has continental commission less than a year after he received it to become a major general in command of the Pennsylvania state militia. He the left flank of the American line at Brandy wine. Since the British tack the right flank at Brandy wine. He didn't see much action that day, but he did have to retreat with the rest of the army after the American right flank collapsed. At Germantown Washington gave Armstrong Command of the division on the American right flank with orders to get behind the enemy's flank and attack. That night the troops struggle to get in position over dark and unfamiliar, terrain. The first, American to make contact with the enemy were from the head of General Sullivan's column led by French General Thomas Conway. The Americans began a firefight with British pickets who did have time to fire a signal gun and warned the British army of the attack that had just begun..

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"continental commission" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

Newsradio 700 WLW

01:58 min | 1 year ago

"continental commission" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

"Eliminate its business unit structure and consolidate sales procurement and other commercial functions at an enterprise level Gina Cervidae Bloomberg radio all right six forty one yes Sir most countries have more holidays than we do they do yes I didn't know they were the short end of of holidays today could be one. what would it be September ninth seventeen seventy six Congress renamed the nation United States of America really today was the day we gave it a name. on this day as evidence evidence will say in the congressional declaration dated September ninth seventeen seventy six the rights in all continental commissions and other instruments we're here to for the words United colonies have been used the style the altered for the future to the United States of America and as as United colonies was in general use. hello Thomas Jefferson did write that in the declaration they put they call the United States in the declaration didn't change the name all I see until September by actually yeah yeah a V. furs refers specifically to the states that shall be the state's recurrent the name was changed October ninth of seventeen seventy six well I learn something new this from starting that everybody took the day off just. grass roots start this one from the bottom up correct that's right traffic what's up I can't do it it's a holiday just this once okay from the usually help traffic center you see health orthopedics and sports medicine is proud to serve as the official health care provider for the UC bear cats south bend seventy five now beginning to bog down through Sharonville inbound seventy four to have your between Montana and the seventy five merch on north bound seventy five you're often on the brakes from Dixie north bound for seventy one beginning to fill in a bit at the bridge in west bend to seventy five have your to pass Loveland chucking from newsradio seven hundred WLW support is sponsored by account temps in the accounting and finance professionals to help for the duration of your long.

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