Von Riesedel still besieging Ticonderoga; Burgoyne slowly toiling his way there from St. Johns. It would be helpful to have boats on Lake Champlain, but mine were lost when the Americans took Ticonderoga and St Johns in early 76
Von Riedesel turned back a small militia force from Ft. Edward.
Leslie was inactive at Boston, so I sent Grey with a large force against Gates in New Bedford - Gates had some militia, lots of supply and lots of artillery.
The report indicated a draw, but Grey took New Bedford, captured 3 supply units and one siege artillery, and Gates is nowhere to be seen.
Howe was inactive in New Jersey, so he threatened Philadelphia ( containing an entrenched Greene and a strong force ) by taking Princeton.
Small American forces are starting to raid into southern New England from the Albany and northern Mass. regions - Washington is now in Springfield, Mass. with a small force.
Tarleton was defeated near Charlotte adn his legion destroyed by a small militia force which retook Charlotte. Tarleton is recovering from wounds in Norfolk.
Tory leader Brown defeated Moultrie in South Carolina as British forces approach Camden.
I take it the Crown and its ministers are not amused at my glacial progress