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The British land at Long Island

August 22, 1776:

British forces landed at Long Island on this day in U.S. history, with more than 20,000 troops.  Five days later they would advance against the Patriots, resulting in 1,000 American casualties.



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  1. This really was posted on the 22nd, but my clock wasn’t set right so it shows as a post on the 23rd.

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