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Lt. Edward Dunscomb, Prisoner of War

Lt. Dunscomb was one of only five Americans on patrol the night of 26 Aug. 1776 at Jamaica Pass, through which the British army poured after their capture. This pincer movement allowed the British to take the day at Long Island.

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