The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 4, April, 1884 eBook

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BRITISH LOSSES IN THE REVOLUTION.

FROM APRIL 19, 1775, TO THE SURRENDER OF GENERAL BURGOYNE,

OCTOBER 17, 1777

[The following account of the losses of the British in the Revolution, for the first thirty months of the war, is taken from The London Magazine of February, 1778, and is interesting in that it differs from all the statements that appear in our United States Histories of that portion of the war.—­ED.]

In March, 1776, the Parliament of Great Britain Voted 42,390 Men for the Service of America; These troops Landed Accordingly, And have Lost agreeable to their Returns as Followeth:—­

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_|_____________ Places Where | Killed. | Wounded. | Prisoners. ______________________________|___________|_____________|___
_________ At Lexington and Concord | 43 | 70 | Bunker Hill | 746 | 1,150 | Ticonderoga and Quebec | 81 | 110 | 350 On the Lake, by General Arnold| 93 | 64 | Sullivan’s Island | 191 | 264 | Ceder | 40 | 70 | Norfolk, in Virginia | 129 | 175 | 40 Different Actions on Long | 840 | 660 | 60 Island | | | Harlem and Hell’s Gate | 236 | 773 | 43 New York, in time of landing | 57 | 100 | White Plains, General McDougal| 450 | 490 | 270 Fort Washington | 900 | 1,500 | Fort Lee | 20 | 30 | Trenton Hessians | 35 | 60 | 948 Princetown | 74 | 100 | 210 Boston Road, by Admiral Hardy | 52 | 90 | 750 Transports taken | | | 390 Danbury | 260 | 350 | 40 Iron Hill, near Elk | 59 | 80 | 20 Brandy Wine | 800 | 1,170 | Reden Road, by General Maxwell| 40 | 60 | Staten Island, by General | 94 | 150 | 278 Sullivan | | | Bennington | 200 | 1,100 | 1,100 Fort Montgomery | 580 | 700 | Fort Mifflin and Red Bank | 328 | 53 | 84 General Burgoyne’s Army | 2,100 | 1,126 | 5,572 Deserted | 1,100 | | ______________________________|___________|_____________|___
________ | 8,448 | 10,495 | 10,155 ------------------------------------------------------------
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THE BOSTON YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.

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