United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements; Military supplies; Patriotism;
Lee sympathizes with Greene for having less-than-motivated troops, and suggests some improvements that could be made to increase morale among the men. He also suggests appealing to the public's sense of patriotism.
James Island (S.C.) -- Battles; Battle casualties; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Kościuszko recounts the Battle of James Island (S.C.) [referenced in the letter as John's Island] where the Patriots were outnumbered by the British, and where Capt. [William] Willmott was mortally wounded.