The Marines Visit the Southern States

Willing's Marine Expedition, February 1778. (Image Credit: Marines and Others: The Paintings of Colonel Charles Waterhouse USMCR (Ret))

Willing's Marine Expedition, February 1778. (Image Credit: Marines and Others: The Paintings of Colonel Charles Waterhouse USMCR (Ret))

The United States will lose multiple ships throughout 1778, two of which includes the Raleigh and the Alfred. The Marines would also be recruited for the Willing expedition and head to Mississippi to confront British loyalists.

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