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Hessian Account of the Occupation of Halifax NC- Tagebuch des Regiments von Bose

Between 1776 and 1784 Major Du Buy (later Lt. Colonel) kept a detailed journal of his troops movement and engagements throughout the "American Insurrection". 
The occupation and the days prior-
"Den 9th May- nach Williams Ford auf dim ufer des Toar River 
10th- uber den Toar River mit boats, Stony Creek nach Tom Hunters' Mill und Plantation
11th- uber Swifts' Creek- Fishing Creek, Britishes Swamp, nach Bruels' plantation
12th- nacher Hallifax Town- Allwo das Corps denen Rebellen Starke Stors, Rum- Whiskey- Speck und Indien Mehl abnahm, und hielen tabak herbrandenund erschienenen gefangene einbrechen. 
Den 13th & 14th may Halt, und wurde am 14th ├╝ber den Sieg des Lord Rowdon, ein Freuden Feuer gemacht."



Paraphrased in English- 
9th May- At Williams Ford on the bank of the Tar River.
10th May- On the Tar River in boats, went to Stoney Creek after Tom Hunter's Mill and Plantation
11th May- On Swifts' Creek, Fishing Creek, British Swamp, after being at…

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