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Fusiliers : eight years with the Redcoats in America

Author: Mark Urban
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Lexington Green in 1775 to Yorktown in 1781, one regiment marched thousands of miles and fought a dozen battles to uphold British rule in America: the Royal Welch Fusiliers. This book reveals  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Urban
ISBN: 9780571224869 0571224865
OCLC Number: 153556036
Description: xv, 384 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The march from Boston: 19 April 1775 --
The Royal Welch Fusiliers on the eve of revolution --
The fight at Lexington and Concord --
Bunker Hill --
Boston besieged --
Escape from Boston --
The battle for New York --
The campaign of 1776 concluded --
The 1777 campaign opens --
The march on Philadelphia --
The surprise of Germantown --
Winter in Philadelphia --
British Grenadiers --
The world at war --
The divided nation --
The war moves south --
The Battle of Camden --
Into North Carolina --
Greene offers battle --
The beginning of the end --
Yorktown --
Going home --
Home service --
The army re-born.
Responsibility: Mark Urban.

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