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British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island

British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island

Colonel William Barton of the Rhode Island Patriot militia captures British General Richard Prescott, from his bed, throughout the early early morning of the day in 1777. Prescott was the only real British basic to suffer the ignominy to getting captured twice by Patriot forces throughout the War for Independence. …

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