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The Battle of Rhode Island August 29, 1778
From northern New York State, especially around the Lake Champlain region, the brave Anishinabe soldiers received new reinforcements from the Anishinabek of western Quebec, the region between Lake Champlain and New Brunswick, and around Lake Superior. From there, they could send those new reinforcements towards the south and east, to battle the invading whites. In late August of 1778, a large force of brave Anishinabe soldiers were still in the southern New England region, foraging throughout that region. Their tactics were probably centered on destroying white farms and supply trains. A large white military force of over 17,000 soldiers was assembled in August of 1778, to combat the large Anishinabe military force still in all of the southern New England region, including southern Rhode Island. They evidently had originally planned on an Atlantic coastline location closer to New York City to launch their military campaign, rather than the Rhode Island region. Anyway, on August 29, 1778 the battle commenced on Aquidneck Island when the Anishinabe soldiers formed two defensive lines across the island. The English and Germans prepared their soldiers for the battle but warned them not to attack until they had been given their orders.
Once the Anishinabe commanders caught wind to the white military force they instructed their brave soldiers to commence their assault against the much larger white military force. Within a short time the superior weapons of the whites forced the brave Anishinabe soldiers to retreat. During the retreat, however, the Anishinabek cleverly deployed their brave soldiers to defend their retreat, to position themselves in a manner which confused the white military force. The deploy eventually helped the retreating Anishinabe military force, because they were capable of halting their retreat then organizing their brave soldiers for another counterattack against the much larger white military force who were using many of their cannons on them. Their cannons and superior numbers kept the brave Anishinabe soldiers far from their soldiers. The battle slowly diminished within a few hours. By August 31, Anishinabe commanders agreed that the battle was lost, then ordered their brave soldiers to commence to leave Aquidneck Island. White casualties were 68 killed, 347 wounded, and a few captured then probably later on killed by the Anishinabek. The English and Germans may have captured 30 or 40 Anishinabe soldiers. If they did they killed them.