Episode 119 Fort Cumberland Nova Scotia and Newport Rhode Island
Over the winter of 1776-77, Patriots attempt to capture Fort Cumberland and bring Nova Scotia into the rebellion. Also, the British capture Newport Rhode Island to use as a winter port for the navy. Generals Clinton and Percy return to Britain.
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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Siege of Fort Cumberland, 1776: An Episode in the American Revolution, by Ernest Clarke
Online Recommendation of the Week: Memoir of Jonathan Eddy on Archive.org.
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