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Long, obstinate, and bloody : the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Author: Lawrence Edward Babits; Joshua B Howard
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that, although the British won the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, the losses they sustained were significant enough to force a withdrawal from the state, and were an important factor in their final defeat at Yorktown, which ended the American Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Edward Babits; Joshua B Howard
ISBN: 9780807832660 0807832669
OCLC Number: 245597301
Description: xix, 300 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The strategic situation --
The race to the Dan --
From the Dan to Guilford Courthouse --
Greene's army --
The British Army advances --
The first line --
The second line --
The battle within a battle --
The third line --
The aftermath --
The Guilford "crossroads" --
Epilogue --
Appendix A: Order of battle --
Appendix B: Battle casualties --
Appendix C: Postwar location of pensioners by state of service --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Lawrence E. Babits and Joshua B. Howard.
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On March 15, 1781, the armies of Nathanael Greene and Lord Charles Cornwallis fought one of the bloodiest and most intense engagements of the American Revolution at the Guilford Courthouse in  Read more...

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