Contributed by Maine Historical Society
William Bayley, a soldier in the Continental Army, wrote to his mother, Jean Bayley of Falmouth, about leaving Valley Forge and engaging in battle with the Regulars (the British) near Sandy Hook. He wrote that the Continental Army "had much the better" of the Regulars.
About This Item
- Title: William Bayley letter to mother, July 7, 1778
- Creator: Bayley, William
- Creation Date: 1778-07-07
- Subject Date: 1778-07-07
- Town: Portland, Valley Forge
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME, PA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 64, Box 2/5
- Collection: Andrew Hawes papers
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Bayley, Jean--Correspondence
- Bayley, William--Correspondence
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal narratives
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