April 26: British Forces Attack, Burn Danbury

  During the American Revolution, the western Connecticut town of Danbury served as a critical supply depot for Continental Army troops stationed in New England and the strategically important Hudson River Valley. In early 1777, Royal Governor William Tryon of New York moved to sever the Americans’ Danbury supply line. He did so by launching … Continue reading April 26: British Forces Attack, Burn Danbury