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Account of the Looting of Her Sister's Home by British Soldiers by Eliza Wilkinson

Account of the Looting of Her Sister's Home by British Soldiers

Originally published in 1839; most recently published in 1969 Excerpted from Voices of 1776, 1972

" I heard the horses of the inhuman Britons coming in such a furious manner that they seemed to tear up the earth…. "

Eliza Wilkinson

Until 1779, the American Revolution was fought mostly in the north. Then it moved far to the south, where some of the fiercest fighting of the war took place. The south, especially Georgia and South Carolina, was home to more Loyalists (colonists who were loyal to King George III [1738–1820]) than the north. Part of the overall British plan to win the war was to secure the support of those Loyalists, making full use...

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