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The burning of the valleys : daring raids from Canada against the New York frontier in the fall of 1780

Author: Gavin K Watt; James F Morrison
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo, NY : Dundurn Press, ©1997.
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In the fifth year of the War of Independence, while the Americans focused on the British thrust against the Carolinas, the Canadian Department waged a decisive campaign against the northern frontier of New York. Their primary target was the Mohawk River region, known to be the "grainbowl" that fed Washington's armies. The Burning of the Valleys details the actions of both sides in this exciting and incredibly  Read more...
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Watt, Gavin K.
Burning of the valleys.
Toronto ; Buffalo, NY : Dundurn Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97150776
(OCoLC)37553361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin K Watt; James F Morrison
ISBN: 9781554883127 1554883121
OCLC Number: 281167926
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Table of Contents; List of Maps; Preface; Chronology of Some Primary Events of the American Revolution and Key Occurrences Relating to the New York Frontier & Canada --
June 1774 to October 1780; Comparative Chronology of the October 1780 Raids; General Introduction: Key Personalities, Geography and Organizations; I: The Background; II: 1780, The Year of Revenge --
The Campaign Opens; III: The Fall Campaign of 1780 --
The Expeditions on Lake Champlain; IV: The Expedition from Oswego --
The "Infamous Bandittie" Attack the Schoharie Valley.
Responsibility: Gavin K. Watt ; with research assistance by James F. Morrison.
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