The Service of the Mashpee Indians in the American Revolution.

Denney, Jacob Thomas.

2011

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  • Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award, Department of History. During the American Revolution, twenty-nine Mashpee Indians served in the Continental Army. Only two of those confirmed twenty-nine enlisted men survived the war to file a pension application; a dramatic loss for a community with less than sixty male heads of household in 1776. The death toll was possibly so high because these ... read more
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