The British Struck an Early Resounding Blow in the American Revolution

During the early Battle of Long Island, a British victory left American forces dejected.

Continental Army stands off at the Battle of Long island
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Washington leads a retreat at the Battle of Long Island
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Soldiers retreat at the Battle of Long ISland
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