Ancestry.com. Evacuation Day, 1783 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data: Riker, James,. "Evacuation Day," 1783 : its many stirring events : with recollections of Capt. John Van Arsdale of the Veteran Corps of Artillery, by whose efforts on that day the enemy were circumvented and the American flag successfully raised on the Battery : with illustrative notes. New York: Printed for the author, 1883.