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

Autore: Lawrence Edward Babits; Joshua B Howard
Editore: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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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Genere/forma: History
Tipo materiale: Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Lawrence Edward Babits; Joshua B Howard
ISBN: 9780807832660 0807832669 9781469609881 1469609886
Numero OCLC: 245597301
Descrizione: xix, 300 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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A fine, professional account. . . . A remarkable story . . . Babits and Howard do an excellent job of summing [the battle] up.--"Wilmington Star News"

 
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