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George Washington and the American Revolution

Author: Burke Davis
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts Washington's tenure as commander-in-chief of the Colonial Army, highlighting important decisions, actions, and events and profiling the noteworthy figures with whom the general came into contact.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Burke, 1913-2006.
George Washington and the American Revolution.
New York : Random House, ©1975
(OCoLC)643676285
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; Washington, George <1732-1799>; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burke Davis
ISBN: 0394463889 9780394463889
OCLC Number: 1500083
Description: 497 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Commander in Chief, June 16, 1775 --
The general meets his army --
Boston besieged --
A surprise for William Howe --
Can New York be defended? --
Long Island, August 27, 1776 --
The loss of New York --
Harlem Heights and White Plains --
The flight through New Jersey --
Trenton, December 26, 1776 --
Princeton, January 3, 1777 --
Fox Hunter on the run --
Brandywine, September 11, 1777 --
Germantown, October 4, 1777 --
The Conway cabal --
Valley Forge --
Monmouth, June 28, 1778 --
The dangerous season --
Our enemies the French --
Arnold and West Point --
Mutiny --
Thunder in the South --
Lafayette in Virginia, Summer, 1781 --
Hookwinking Henry Clinton --
Concentration in the Chesapeake --
The Siege of Yorktown --
Victory --
Epilogue: peace at last --
Selected bibliography --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Burke Davis.

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Recounts Washington's tenure as commander-in-chief of the Colonial Army, highlighting important decisions, actions, and events and profiling the noteworthy figures with whom the general came into contact.

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