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In the shadows of victory : America's forgotten military leaders, 1776-1876

Author: Thomas D Phillips
Publisher: Philadelphia : Casemate, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating survey through America's first century of warfare, focusing not on the famous names who ultimately claimed success, but on the down-and-dirty fighters-sometimes killed in action-who  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Military history
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Phillips
ISBN: 1612003605 9781612003603
OCLC Number: 927363871
Description: xix, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The war of independence --
The Barbary wars --
The war of 1812 --
The Seminole wars --
The Mexican war --The Civil war --
The Indian wars of the west
Responsibility: Thomas D. Phillips.

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Thomas Phillipps sets the record straight on a number of military leaders from the United States's most famous early conflicts, revealing a fascinating sub-history that few people are aware of. A Read more...

 
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