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Chapter 6 / Exercise 46
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Rations (bread, meat, vegetables, milk and beer- dailuy) did not always appear and men had to find food. iv. Supplied Clothing and shoes were poor quality v. In tough times, soldiers deserted or threatened mutiny vi. Dysentery, fevers and smallpox created problems 1. Washington had all soldiers inoculated in Morristown in early 1777 d. Home Front (PP) i. Enlisted men or men in Congress were away from home for a long time 1. Thus the womenfolk handled everything- indoor and outdoor affairs 2. Women had growing sense of the farm as their property as well. ii. Regular people suffered shortages like: salt, soap, flour iii. New luxuries like clothing and gloves weren’t available iv. Soldiers on both sides plundered farms and houses looking for food or salable items VIII. Victory in the South (PP) a. South Carolina and the Caribbean i. English Strategy changed: shifted battles to south for hopes in support of southern Loyalists ii. Sir Henry Clinton sent British forces in 1778 1. Sailed from New York to Charleston (see map) 2. May 12, 1780 Americans surrendered entire southern army 3. Redcoats spread throughout South Carolina a. But they never managed full control as the French prevented them iii. Southern campaign didn’t go so well 1. Battle of Camden - Lord Cornwallis (British Commander in South) crushed the southern army lead by Horatio Gates. (PP) iv. General Nathanael Greene and Southern Campaign 1. Greene lead the south in diplomatic manner 2. Ordered his troops not to loot loyalist property 3. Knew he had to convince the populace that the army could bring stability to the region a. Both locals and Indians joined his side 4. Tides had turned – December 1780 Kings Mountain a force from the backcountry defeated some redcoats and loyalists 5. Defeated redcoats at Cowpen 6. General Cornwallis at Guilford Court House lost his advantage. IX. Surrender at Yorktown a. Cornwallis went north to Virginia and joined detachment of redcoats lead by American traitor Benedict Arnold (PP) i. Cornwallis big error – he withdrew with his army of 7,200 and fortified Yorktown awaiting supplies and reinforcements ii. Washington seized the opportunity- he sent 7,000 troops south from New York City 1. French defeated the English fleet that was sent to relieve Cornwallis-
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2. Cornwallis was trapped- October 19, 1781 – Cornwallis surrendered (PP) b. The cost of Victory i. Washington’s army and officers were finally compensated in 1783 ii. Washington quelled the possibly mutiny with a rational yet emotional speech iii. At the end of the year Washington stood before Congress and formally resigned his commission as commander-in-chief 1. He set the precedent: civilian control of the American Military iv. 25,000 Americans died v. Southern economy shattered c. Treaty of Paris November 1782 (PP54) i. American diplomats - Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and John Admas- ignored Congresses requests ii. They dealt directly with Great Britain iii. The new British Government lead by PM Lord Shelburne made concessions 1. Signed treaty on September 3, 1783- Americans could have unconditional independence X.

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