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Collection Reference Number GLC04944
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Diary of Robert Moses kept during the French and Indian War
Date 12 July - 15 September 1755
Author Moses, Robert (fl. 1755)  
Document Type Diary
Content Description Moses served in a New Hampshire regiment under the command of Colonel Joseph Blanchard. He describes, sometimes in graphic detail, accounts of fighting Indians and the French in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire during the early stages of the Seven Years' War. Emphasizes the Indians "very barbarous manner." Contains an extensive description of General William Johnson's victory at the Battle of Lake George on 9 September 1755. In the course of the diary he mentions visits to Fort Dummer, Fort Bellows, Charlemont Fort, Fort Massachusetts, Fort Albany, Lake George, and Fort Lymon. He mentions the activities of General William Johnson, Colonel Blanchard, Lieutenant Evans, Captain Mathes, and Captain Folsom. Ink stamp (twice) of "A. D. Tibbetts" on the front.
Subjects French and Indian War  Soldier's Diary  France  Military History  Battle  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  American Indian History  
People Moses, Robert (fl. 1755)  
Theme French & Indian Wars; Foreign Affairs; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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