MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE LETTER TO GOVERNOR THOMAS NELSON, 1781
Report of Lafayette to Governor Nelson on the results of the Battle of Spencer's
Ordinary fought against British forces under Colonel Simcoe June 26, 1781. Lafayette
briefly comments on the roles of William MacPherson and William Campbell and
upon Lord Cornwallis's reaction to the outcome of the action.
Published in: Lafayette in the age of the American Revolution. Ithaca
: Cornell University Press, 1981. Vol. IV, p. 217-218.
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