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 Title:  Andre, Major John, Letter Regarding the Battle of Germantown     
 Dates:  1777 (September 28 and October 8) 
 Abstract:  This letter from Major John Andre recounts specific details of the Battle of Germantown. It is extremely content rich and describes the conflict, the surrounding area, and the people. This letter is a recent acquisition and complements SMS Coll's 9 and 10.

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 Call #:  Mss.SMs.Coll.7 
 Extent:  1 item(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Military Records 
 Subjects:  Brandywine, Battle of, 1777 | British Landing at Head of Elk, Maryland, 1777 | Germantown, Battle of, 1777 | Paoli Massacre, 1777 
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 Title:  Keugh, Lieutenant William, Report of British Officer to His Majesty from Camp at German Town 28th of Setptemr. 1777     
 Dates:  1777 September 28- October 7 
 Abstract:  This collection contains an official account of the British Army's actions in the Philadelphia-area during the American Revolution. It complements SMS Coll 7 and SMS Coll 9. Recorded by British Army officer Lieutenant William Keugh, the after action report is extensive and detailed.

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 Call #:  Mss.SMs.Coll.8 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Military Records | Official Government Documents and Records 
 Subjects:  Brandywine, Battle of, 1777 | British Landing at Head of Elk, Maryland, 1777 | Germantown, Battle of, 1777 | Paoli Massacre, 1777 
3Author:  Sullivan, Thomas, 1755-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Journal of the operations of the American War     
 Dates:  1778-1779 
 Abstract:  In beautiful script, these two volumes track the history of Thomas Sullivan, a non-commissioned British soldier, during his time fighting in the American Revolution. Sullivan's journal records the evacuation of Boston, the New Jersey campaign, and the occupation of Philadelphia. Sullivan often gives detailed accounts of various towns he visits, such as Halifax, Boston, Princeton, and Brunswick. The journal ends in 1778, when Sullivan deserted the British Army and joined the Continental Army, serving under Nathanael Greene.

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 Call #:  Mss.973.3.Su5 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History 
 Genre:  Autobiography | Diaries | Military Records | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Brandywine, Battle of, 1777 | Bunker Hill, Battle of, 1775 | Germantown, Battle of, 1778 | Great Britain. Army -- Regiment of Foot, 49th (1743- ) | Irish -- United States | Long Island, Battle of, 1776 | Monmouth, Battle of, 1778 | New Jersey Campaign, 1776-1777 | Philadelphia Campaign, 1777-1778 | Red Bank, Battle of, 1777 | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1776-1783 | White Plains, Battle of, 1776