Battle of Rhode Island Articles

Hopes and Disappointments Lafayette Recalls the Rhode Island Campaign

“Lafayette, on his visit to Rhode Island in 1824 told the late Mr. Zachariah Allen as he
rode with him in a carriage across the border from Connecticut – ‘In this state I have experienced
more sudden and extreme alternations of hopes and disappointments than during all the
vicissitudes of the American war.’”

Ships of Rhode Island in the American Revolution by Dr. Kathy Abbass

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) has published many histories of the vessels in Rhode Island during the American Revolution and has done many archaeological studies to find and document what remains of those that were lost. Vessels of various types and sizes were lost due to marine peril, human error, or in engagements between enemy combatants.

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