Some articles on highlands department, department:
... It was assigned to the 2nd Connecticut Brigade of the Highlands Department on 3 April 1777 ... On 17 July 1777 the brigade was re-assigned to the Highlands Department ... On 2 May 1779 the brigade was re-assigned to the Highlands Department and the regiment was re-organize to nine companies on 11 July 1779 ...
... The Highlands Department was the smallest in area ... Strictly speaking, it was part of the Middle Department, but because of its importance it was virtually a separate department ... The Highlands Department was formed around the defenses on the Hudson River about 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City, where the Appalachians and the Hudson intersect ...
... In 1780 he acquired the command of the Highlands Department with the intent of surrendering West Point to the British ... Horatio Gates served at first as Washington's adjutant, and then in the Northern Department ... the British "Southern Strategy" as commander of the Southern Department ...
Famous quotes containing the words department and/or highlands:
“Which is more important to you, your field or your children? the department head asked. She replied, Thats like asking me if I could walk better if you amputated my right leg or my left leg.”
—Anonymous Parent. As quoted in Women and the Work Family Dilemma, by Deborah J. Swiss and Judith P. Walker, ch. 2 (1993)
“Ye Highlands and ye Lawlands.
Oh! where hae ye been?
They hae slain the Earl of Murray,
And hae laid him on the green.”
—Unknown. The Bonny Earl of Murray (l. 14)