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Benedict Arnold's navy : the ragtag fleet that lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but won the American Revolution

Author: James L Nelson
Publisher: Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
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Covering one of history's great battles, Benedict Arnold's Navy recounts the courageousand exemplary campaign of Arnold and his cobbled-together fleet of ships against a much superior British force in the Battle of Valcour Island (Lake Champlain) in October 1776. This landmark book shows how Arnold's fearless leadership against staggering odds in a northern wilderness secured for America the independence that he  Read more...
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Nelson, James L.
Benedict Arnold's navy.
Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, c2006
(OCoLC)607814348
Online version:
Nelson, James L.
Benedict Arnold's navy.
Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, c2006
(OCoLC)609998166
Named Person: Benedict Arnold
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Nelson
ISBN: 0071468064 9780071468060 9780071489874 0071489878
OCLC Number: 64510314
Description: xvi, 386 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1775: War begins --
Road to Ticonderoga --
Gathering of strength --
Taking of Ticonderoga --
To the victors --
Northern theater --
Change in command --
Command of the northern department --
North to Quebec --
Invading Canada --
Into the wilderness --
Montreal --
March to Quebec --
Quebec besieged --
Forces joined --
Attack on Quebec --
1776: Aftermath --
Frozen war --
Early fleet --
Commission to Canada --
"God of armies, help us" --
"Army broken" --
Three rivers --
Birth of two fleets --
Gondolas of Skenesborough --
Summer of 1776 --
Most daring and gallant officer --
Fleet comes together --
Arnold in command --
Line of battle --
Place to make a stand --
British head south --
Battle of Valcour Island --
"The battle was verrey hot" --
South wind and open water --
End of the campaign season --
Winter quarters --
1777: Road to Saratoga --
Saratoga.
Responsibility: James L. Nelson.
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Recounts the campaign of Arnold and his cobbled-together fleet of "ships" against a much superior British force in the Battle of Valcour Island (Lake Champlain) in October 1776. This book shows how  Read more...

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