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Image for John Lewis of Berkshire, Vermont, And Other Descendants of William Lewis (Who Came to Boston on the Ship “The Lion” in 1632) Through His Grandson James Lewis of Jamaica, Long Island

John Lewis of Berkshire, Vermont, And Other Descendants of William Lewis (Who Came to Boston on the Ship “The Lion” in 1632) Through His Grandson James Lewis of Jamaica, Long Island

By: Charles H Lewis

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: L0915

ISBN: 1585499153

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Over time, memories of their family histories and ancestral homes tended to fade for New Englanders pioneering new territories to the north and west after the close of the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. In the author's case, his family settled the little northern border town of Berkshire, Vermont, about 1800, and all that remained of its history prior to that time was a cryptic reference to its "colonial family strains." The fact that the family in question had the common surname "Lewis," further added to the difficulty of tracing them prior to the settlement of Berk... View more info

Image for Cut Off: Colonel Jedediah Huntington’s 17th Continental (Connecticut) Regiment at the Battle of Long Island, August 27,1776

Cut Off: Colonel Jedediah Huntington’s 17th Continental (Connecticut) Regiment at the Battle of Long Island, August 27,1776

By: Charles H. Lewis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: L4924

ISBN: 0788449249

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The American Revolutionary War was just a little over one year old, when, shortly after midnight on the 27th of August 1776, the British Army began an attack in force on a small number of picket guards stationed in advance of the right wing of the American Army just south of Brooklyn, New York. Thus began what is generally known as the Battle of Long Island, arguably the largest battle of an extended and sanguinary conflict that was to last six more years. Retreating precipitously, the terrified pickets sent word of the attack to George Washington's main army encamped behind fortified position... View more info