Follow by email

Sign up to receive this newsletter and get special low genealogy discounts sent to your email.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Revolutionary War: 1776 Savannah

On July 4th, 1776, the bold delegates from all parts of the country gathered in Tondee's Tavern, in the Second Provincial Congress, just one year before the Declaration of Independence was written. The session lasted until July 17th wherein they transacted the affairs which set them on the road to revolution. Rather than to blame the king for their troubles, they pointed to members of Parliament, who, like our own political bodies today, the congress and senate, doubtless deserving stern criticism.
criticism. A final appeal was issued to the king wherein they poured out their indignation in another series of resolutions. Then, an emotion appeal to the residents of Savannah when they told how the blood of their fellow citizens had been spilled in and around Boston, and how bravely Americans had stood up against British regulators, then said "A civil war in American is begun."
"Find your Ancestors on Georgia Pioneers"
Digital Images of oldest Chatham County Wills dating from 1777 to ca 1860. Easy to view on your computer.
"Subscribe and view documents "

No comments:

Post a Comment