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Encyclopedia of battles in North America, 1517 to 1916

Author: L Edward Purcell; Sarah J Purcell
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2000.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
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Includes more than 350 battles, "arranged alphabetically, chronologically, and by the war during which they were fought; lists of battlefield sites, arranged alphabetically and regionally; a glossary of important terms and terminology; and an extensive bibliography."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Edward Purcell; Sarah J Purcell
ISBN: 0816033501 9780816033508 0816044023 9780816044023
OCLC Number: 41944609
Description: xvi, 383 p. : maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Adobe Walls --
Agua Prieta --
Alamance --
Alamo --
U.S.S. Alfred v. H.M.S. Glasgow --
Allatoona Pass --
Annapolis Royal (Port Royal) --
Antietam (Sharpsburg) --
Ash Hollow (Blue Lake) --
Atlanta --
Augusta (1780) --
Augusta (1781) --
Bad Axe River --
Ball's Bluff --
Batoche --
Baton Rouge --
Bear Paw Mountains --
Bear River --
Beaufort (Port Royal Island) --
Beaver Dams --
Beecher's Island --
Belmont --
Bennington --
Bentonville --
Big Bethel --
Big Black River --
Big Hole Basin --
Big Meadows --
Billingsport --
Black Mingo Creek --
Blackstocks --
Bladensburg --
Bloody Brook (Pocumtuck, Deerfield) --
Bloody Swamp (Bloody Marsh, St. Simon's Island) --
Blue Licks --
Blue Savannah --
Bound Brook --
Brandy Station (Fleetwood Hill, Beverley's Ford) --
Brandywine --
Briar Creek --
Brice's Cross Roads (Brice's Creek Roads, Guntown, Tishomingo Creek) --
Bristoe Station --
Buena Vista --
Bull Run, First (Manassas) --
Bull Run, Second (Manassas) --
Bull's Ferry --
Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill) --
Bushy Run (Edge Hill) --
Calderon Bridge (Puente de Calderon) --
Camden --
Camerone --
Camp Texas (Fort Texas) --
Cedar Creek --
Cedar Mountain --
Cedars --
Celaya --
Cempoallan --
Cerro Gordo --
Chambly --
Champion's Hill --
Champoton --
Chancellorsville --
Chantilly (Ox Hill) --
Chapultepec --
Charleston (Sullivan's Island) --
Charleston --
Charlotte --
Chateaugay (Chateauguay River) --
Chattanooga (Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge) --
Cheat Mountain (Elkwater) --
Cherry Valley --
U.S.S. Chesapeake v. H.M.S. Shannon --
Chesapeake Bay --
Chesapeake Capes --
Chickamauga --
Chickasaw Bluffs (Chickasaw Bayou) --
Chippewa --
Chrysler's Farm --
Churubusco --
Cloyd's Mountain --
Cold Harbor --
Columbus --
Combahee Ferry --
U.S.S. Congress v. H.M.S. Savage --
U.S.S. Constitution v. H.M.S. Guerriere --
Contreras (Padieras) --
Cooch's Bridge (Iron Hill) --
Corinth --
Cowan's Ford --
Cowpens --
Crampton's Gap --
The Crater (Petersburg Mine Assault) --
Cross Keys (Union Church) --
Dade's Battle --
Danbury Raid --
Drewry's Bluff --
Emuckfau Creek --
Enitachopco Creek --
Eutaw Springs --
Fair Oaks (Seven Pines) --
Fallen Timbers --
Falling Waters --
Farmville and Highbridge --
Fetterman Fight --
Fishdam Ford --
Fisher's Hill --
Fishing Creek (Catawba Ford) --
Five Forks --
Fort Anne --
Fort Beausejour --
Fort Caroline --
Fort Clinton and Fort Montgomery --
Fort Cumberland --
Fort Donelson --
Fort Erie, First --
Fort Erie, Second --
Fort Fisher (Terry's Expedition) --
Fort Frontenac --
Fort George --
Fort Henry --
Fort Keyser --
Fort Lee (Fort Constitution) --
Fort McHenry --
Fort Mercer (Red Bank) --
Fort Mifflin --
Fort Mims --
Fort Motte --
Fort Necessity (Great Meadows) --
Fort Niagara --
Fort Pillow --
Fort Pulaski --
Fort Ridgely --
Fort Stanwix --
Fort Stedman --
Fort Stephenson --
Fort Sumter --
Fort Ticonderoga (Fort Carillon) --
Fort Ticonderoga (1775) --
Fort Ticonderoga (July 1777) --
Fort Ticonderoga (September 1777) --
Fort Wagner (Battery Wagner) --
Fort Washington --
Fort Watson --
Fort William Henry --
Franklin --
Franklin's Crossing (Deep Run) --
Fredericksburg --
Frenchtown (River Raisin) --
Front Royal --
Gaines's Mill --
Galveston --
Garnett's and Golding's Farm --
Germantown --
Gettysburg --
Globe Tavern (Weldon Railroad, Six Mile House) --
Glorieta Pass --
Gloucester --
Goliad --
Great Bridge --
Great Savannah --
Great Swamp --
Green Spring --
Guilford Courthouse --
Gwynn Island --
Hanging Rock --
Hanover Courthouse --
Harlem Heights --
Harmar's Defeat --
Harpers Ferry --
Haw River (Pyle's Defeat) --
Helena --
Hillsborough Raid --
Hobkirk's Hill --
Holly Springs --
Horseshoe Bend --
Hubbardton --
Irish Bend (Bayou Teche) --
Island Number 10 --
Iuka --
Jamestown (1622) --
Jamestown (1676) --
Johnstown --
Julesburg --
Kernstown, First --
Kernstown, Second --
Kettle Creek --
Killdeer Mountain --
King's Mountain --
Kip's Bay --
Klock's Field --
Knoxville (Fort Sanders) --
Lake Erie (Put-in-Bay) --
Lake George (Bloody Pond) --
Lake Okeechobee --
Lazaro --
Lenud's Ferry --
Lexington and Concord --
Lexington --
Little Bighorn (Custer's Last Stand, Greasy Grass) --
Lochry's Defeat --
Long Island --
Long Sault --
Louisbourg (1745) --
Louisbourg (1758) --
Lundy's Lane --
Lynchburg --
Mackinac Island (Fort Michilimackinac) --
Malvern Hill --
McDowell --
Mechanicsville (Ellison's Mill) --
Memphis --
Mesa (La Mesa) --
Milk Creek --
Mill Springs (Logan Cross Road) --
Minisink --
Mobile Bay --
Molino del Rey --
Monck's Corner --
U.S.S. Monitor v. C.S.S. Virginia (Monitor v. Merrimack) --
Monmouth --
Monocacy --
Monongahela (Braddock's Defeat) --
Monterrey --
Montreal --
Moore's Creek Bridge --
Munfordville --
Mystic River --
Nashville --
New London Raid --
New Market --
New Orleans (1815) --
New Orleans (1862) --
New Ulm --
Newport --
Newtown --
Ninety Six --
La Noche Triste (Tenochtitlan) --
North Anna River (Hanover Junction, Jericho Mills, Taylor's Bridge) --
Oak Grove (King's Schoolhouse) --
Ocean Pond (Olustee) --
Okolona --
Oriskany --
Otumba --
Palo Alto --
Paoli --
Parker's Cross Roads --
Parker's Ferry --
Parral --
Paulus Hook --
Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern) --
U.S.S. Peacock v. H.M.S. Epervier --
Pell's Point --
Pensacola --
Perryville --
Petersburg (1781) --
Petersburg (1864-1865) --
Philippi --
Pilot Knob (Fort Davidson) --
Plattsburg Bay (Lake Champlain, Plattsburg) --
Pleasant Hill Landing (Blair's Landing) --
Point Pleasant --
Port Gibson --
Port Hudson --
Port Republic --
Port Royal (Annapolis Royal) --
Port Royal Sound (Forts Beauregard and Walker) --
Potonchan --
Prairie Grove --
Princeton --
Puebla --
Puebla (Cinco de Mayo) --
Quebec (Plains of Abraham) --
Quebec --
Queenston --
Quinby Bridge --
Quintan's Bridge --
Ramseur's Mill --
Raymond --
Resaca de la Palma (Resaca de Guerrero) --
Rich Mountain --
Richmond --
Ridgeway --
Roanoke Island --
Rocky Mount --
Rosebud Creek --
Rush Springs (Rush Creek) --
Sabine Crossroads (Mansfield) --
Sabine Pass (Fort Griffin) --
Sackets Harbor --
Sacramento River --
St. Augustine (1702) --
St. Augustine (1740) --
St. Charles --
St. Clair's Defeat --
St. Denis --
St. Eustache --
St. John's (St. Jean's) (May 17, 1775) --
St. John's (St. Jean's) (September 5-November 2, 1775) --
San Gabriel --
San Jacinto --
San Pascual --
Sand Creek --
Sandusky (Crawford's Defeat) --
Santa Fe --
Saratoga, First (Freeman's Farm) --
Saratoga, Second (Bemis Heights) --
Savage's Station (Allen's Farm, Peach Orchard) --
Savannah (1778) --
Savannah (1779) --
Sayler's Creek --
Shiloh (Pittsburgh Landing) --
Sitka --
Slim Buttes --
South Mountain --
Spencer's Tavern --
Spotsylvania --
Springfield --
Springfield Arsenal --
Stones River (Murfreesboro) --
Stono Ferry --
Stony Creek (Stoney Creek) --
Stony Point --
Stronghold --
Summit Springs --
Talladega --
Tallashatchee --
Tarrant's Tavern --
Tenochtitlan --
Thames (Moraviantown) --
Three Rivers (Trois Rivieres) --
Throg's Neck (Throg's Point) --
Tippecanoe --
Tlaxcala --
Trenton --
Trevilian Station --
U.S.S. Trumbull v. Watt --
U.S.S. Trumbull v. H.M.S. Iris --
Tupelo (Harrisburg) --
Valcour Island --
Veracruz --
Vicksburg --
Vincennes --
Wahab's Plantation --
Washita --
Waxhaws --
Waynesboro --
Wetzell's Ford --
White Oak Swamp (Glendale) --
White Plains --
Whitemarsh --
The Wilderness --
Williamsburg --
Williamson's Plantation --
Wilson's Creek (Oak Hill) --
Winchester, First --
Winchester, Second --
Winchester, Third (Opequon Creek) --
Wolf Mountain --
Wood Lake (Lone Tree Lake) --
Wounded Knee --
Wyoming Valley --
Yellow Tavern --
Yorktown --
Appendix 1. Alphabetical List of Battles --
Appendix 2. Chronological List of Battles --
Appendix 3. List of Battles by War --
Appendix 4. Battlefield Sites in Alphabetical Order --
Appendix 5. Battlefield Sites Listed by Region.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Other Titles: Battles in North America, 1517 to 1916
Responsibility: L. Edward Purcell and Sarah J. Purcell.

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Glasgow -- Allatoona Pass -- Annapolis Royal (Port Royal) -- Antietam (Sharpsburg) -- Ash Hollow (Blue Lake) -- Atlanta -- Augusta (1780) -- Augusta (1781) -- Bad Axe River -- Ball's Bluff -- Batoche -- Baton Rouge -- Bear Paw Mountains -- Bear River -- Beaufort (Port Royal Island) -- Beaver Dams -- Beecher's Island -- Belmont -- Bennington -- Bentonville -- Big Bethel -- Big Black River -- Big Hole Basin -- Big Meadows -- Billingsport -- Black Mingo Creek -- Blackstocks -- Bladensburg -- Bloody Brook (Pocumtuck, Deerfield) -- Bloody Swamp (Bloody Marsh, St. Simon's Island) -- Blue Licks -- Blue Savannah -- Bound Brook -- Brandy Station (Fleetwood Hill, Beverley's Ford) -- Brandywine -- Briar Creek -- Brice's Cross Roads (Brice's Creek Roads, Guntown, Tishomingo Creek) -- Bristoe Station -- Buena Vista -- Bull Run, First (Manassas) -- Bull Run, Second (Manassas) -- Bull's Ferry -- Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill) -- Bushy Run (Edge Hill) -- Calderon Bridge (Puente de Calderon) -- Camden -- Camerone -- Camp Texas (Fort Texas) -- Cedar Creek -- Cedar Mountain -- Cedars -- Celaya -- Cempoallan -- Cerro Gordo -- Chambly -- Champion's Hill -- Champoton -- Chancellorsville -- Chantilly (Ox Hill) -- Chapultepec -- Charleston (Sullivan's Island) -- Charleston -- Charlotte -- Chateaugay (Chateauguay River) -- Chattanooga (Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge) -- Cheat Mountain (Elkwater) -- Cherry Valley -- U.S.S. 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Monitor v. C.S.S. Virginia (Monitor v. Merrimack) -- Monmouth -- Monocacy -- Monongahela (Braddock's Defeat) -- Monterrey -- Montreal -- Moore's Creek Bridge -- Munfordville -- Mystic River -- Nashville -- New London Raid -- New Market -- New Orleans (1815) -- New Orleans (1862) -- New Ulm -- Newport -- Newtown -- Ninety Six -- La Noche Triste (Tenochtitlan) -- North Anna River (Hanover Junction, Jericho Mills, Taylor's Bridge) -- Oak Grove (King's Schoolhouse) -- Ocean Pond (Olustee) -- Okolona -- Oriskany -- Otumba -- Palo Alto -- Paoli -- Parker's Cross Roads -- Parker's Ferry -- Parral -- Paulus Hook -- Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern) -- U.S.S. Peacock v. H.M.S. 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