Narrative of Jonathan Rathburn, with Accurate Accounts of the Capture of Groton Fort, the Massacre that Followed, and the Sacking and Burning of New London...
Avery, Rufus; Hempstead, Stephen
1840. First edition First edition. (2) 80 (2) pp. with appendix of :Heroes Who Fell". In somewhat later ribbed green cloth and added endpapers. Three first hand narratives of the American Revolution action Groton Fort and the subsequent sacking and burning of New London, Connecticut on September 6, 1781. The British forces were commanded by Benedict Arnold, after his desertion of the American army at West Point. Interior mostly bright with occasional light foxing; the hardcovers have residue from a removed spine sticker of an historian's private library, no other interior markings. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E10921B)