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1777, the year of the hangman

Author: John S Pancake
Publisher: University : University of Alabama Press, ©1977.
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Genre/Form: History
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Pancake, John S.
1777, the year of the hangman.
University : University of Alabama Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)560709558
Online version:
Pancake, John S.
1777, the year of the hangman.
University : University of Alabama Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)608152236
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Pancake
ISBN: 0817351124 9780817351120
OCLC Number: 2680804
Description: viii, 268 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Prologue --
1. The war begins: 1775 --
The appeal to arms --
The birth of the American army --
2. The American Secretary --
Germain and the strategy of reconquest --
The great troop lift --
The Howe brothers --
3. Dress rehearsal: 1776 --
The Canadian offensive --
The mission of the Howes --
The retreat from New York --
4. Crisis in New Jersey --
The revolution in New Jersey --
The guns of Trenton --
Princeton --
5. Arms and men --
The Redcoats --
The continentals --
The militia --
6. Germain and the generals --
The plan germinates --
Spring comes to America --
Cat and mouse in New Jersey --
7. The suppression of the Loyalists --
The mob --
The law --
The enforcers --
8. The northern invasion --
"This army must not retreat" --
Ticonderoga --
The spider and the fly --
9. The gathering storm --
The crisis in New York --
Bennington --
Drums along the Mohawk --
10. Saratoga: the first battle --
The command of the northern department --
The army of the northern department --
Freeman's farm --
11. Philadelphia takes Howe --
By sea to Philadelphia --
The Brandywine --
The capital falls --
12. Saratoga: The forlorn hope --
The Hudson highlands --
Burgoyne casts a die --
The surrender --
13. Stalemate --
Germantown --
The fight for the Delaware --
Valley Forge: end and beginning --
14. Epilogue: the French alliance --
Paris --
London --
York and Philadelphia --
15. The campaign of 1777: success and failure --
The British High Command --
The American High Command.
Responsibility: John S. Pancake.

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