|Creator:||Douglas, William, 1742-1777|
|Title:||William Douglas letters to his wife|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 1252 to MS 1259)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of letters from William Douglas to his wife from 1775-1776, while serving in the Revolutionary War. The letters contain graphic accounts of the naval engagement on Lake Champlain (October 6, 1775) during the Canadian invasion and the engagements at Harlem Heights and White Plains, in which American forces were driven from New York (State).|
William Douglas (1742-1777), Revolutionary sailor and soldier, served in Montgomery's Canadian expedition in 1775 and in the defense of New York (State) in 1776, born in Plainfield, Connecticut.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Douglas letters to his wife, MS 1257. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.