The Orderly Book for the 1st RI Regiment gives us an idea of what was happening at Butts Hill as the Americans set up camp.
The Tiverton redoubt was the gathering place for the troops who would go to Rhode Island in hopes of ending the British Occupation.
It’s widely acknowledged that the military alliance between the United States and France was responsible for the end of the Revolutionary War.
The plan was simple in concept. The Americans would assemble a militia to cross from the mainland to the north end of Rhode Island.