Battle Of Long Island, 1776 by Granger
(4x Great Grandfather Joseph Elliott was i this battle)Lord Stirling at the Battle Of Long Island, August 1776. On 22 August around 22,000 British troops landed on Long Island. After several days’ reconnaissance, Howe defeated Washington’s army on 27 August. The British took 1,200 American prisoners and about 400 men on each side were killed or wounded.