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For Virginia and for independence : twenty-eight Revolutionary War soldiers from the Old Dominion

Author: Harry M Ward
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These portraits of 28 Virginia Revolutionary soldiers expand the historical record of those who have earned the appellation of hero. Whether as infantryman, cavalryman, marine, militiaman, spy, frontier fighter or staffer, all performed with distinction that contributed to victory"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 9780786461301 0786461306
OCLC Number: 690102764
Description: vi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : Virtute et Armis --
Marines. Alexander "Sawny" Dick --
Coast Guard. John "Jack" Cropper --
Continental Infantry. Richard Clough Anderson --
John Chilton --
Peter Francisco --
Nathaniel Gist --
William Grayson --
William Heth --
Josiah Parker --
Richard Parker --
Charles "Charley" Porterfield --
Thomas Posey --
Gustavus "Gusty" Brown Wallace --
Continental Cavalry. George Baylor --
Theodorick Bland, Jr. --
William Washington --
Continental Artillery. Charles Harrison --
Militia. James Innes --
Robert Lawson --
Edward Stevens --
John "Jack" Jouett --
State Legion. Charles Dabney --
Anna Maria Lane --
Overmountain Men. William Campbell --
William Crawford --
Spy. James Armistead Lafayette --
Quartermaster. Edward Carrington --
Commissioner of War. William Davies.
Responsibility: Harry M. Ward.
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"These portraits of 28 Virginia Revolutionary soldiers expand the historical record of those who have earned the appellation of hero. Whether as infantryman, cavalryman, marine, militiaman, spy, frontier fighter or staffer, all performed with distinction that contributed to victory"--

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"Ward provides depth, perspective and compassion as he pays tribute to the unsung heroes of the Revolution in this fact-filled, fast read"--Patriots of the American Revolution.

 
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