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ABERCROMBIE, General, supersedes General Shirley,
i. 289; commander-in-chief, i. 336; proceeds against Ticonderoga, i. 343 ; attacks the French works, i. 345; repulsed by Montcalm, i. 347 ; superseded by Major-General Amberst, i. 368 Abercrombie, Lieutenant-Colonel, attacks American
batteries, vi. 379 Ackland, Lady Harriet, with Burgoyne's army, iv.
322; during the action, iv. 368; her distress, iv. 370; seeks her husband, iv. 373 ; subsequent history,
iv. 391 Ackland, Major, commands the Grenadiers, iv. 363;
wounded and taken prisoner, iv. 364 Adams, John, birth of American Independence, i.
420; at town meetings, ii. 75; on the General Congress, ii. 78; to his wife about Mr. Duché, ii. 81; opposes petition to the king, ii. 143 ; proposes Washington as commander-in-chief, ii. 147; on the conduct of Washington, ii. 150; opposed to Lee and Gates, il. 152; on the act of Massachusetts General Court, ii. 306; to General Thomas, on Schuyler's unpopularity, ii. 342; on the defense of New York, ii. 391 ; on the Declaration of Independence, iii. 121; concerning sectional jealousies, iii. 159; on committee to confer with Lord Howe, iii. 232; at 363
Washington's inauguration, vii. 120 ; on presidential
Washington commander-in-chief, viii. 87
Washington, ii. 205; description of General Lee,
ii. 208; account of party at General Miffin's, ii. Adams, Samuel, as moderator, ii. 75; proposes Mr.
Duché, as chaplain, ii. 80; apprised at the movement of troops, ii. 118; irresolute as to commander-inchief, ii, 146; excepted from proffered pardon, ii. 157 ; on the united command of Schuyler and Gates
iii. :49; meets Wasbington at Cambridge, vii. 182 Adams, Sir Thomas, i. 408 Adet, M., minister from France, viii. 4 ; presents the
colors of France, viii. 33; complaint against the
Government of the United States, viii. 55
Danbury, iv. 101 ; killed at Germantown, iv. 402
Boys, ii. 135; commands expedition to Ticonderoga,