Battle of Long Island

Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Alonzo Chappel
published on 25 January 2024
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Lord Stirling leads an attack against the British (in the background) to buy time for other American troops to retreat (as depicted in the foreground) at the Battle of Long Island (27 August 1776), which resulted in a defeat for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Painting by Alonzo Chappel, 1858.

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Chappel, A. (2024, January 25). Battle of Long Island. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18366/battle-of-long-island/

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Chappel, Alonzo. "Battle of Long Island." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 25, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18366/battle-of-long-island/.

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