Tag Archives: Guy Carleton

Fate of Camp Security Prisoners Important to Commanders

One of the best clues I have come across so far to try and figure out how many Revolutionary War prisoners were held at York’s Camp Security, 1781-1783, is a letter I found at the National Archives from American Commander … Continue reading

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Getting Closer to York’s Camp Security Numbers

There is a quote that goes something like “Even a blind pig finds an acorn once in a while,” meaning that if you keep rooting around you might come up with something. Every chance I get the past few years, … Continue reading

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