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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.
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On 15 March 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 piedmont North Carolina. Although victorious, Cornwallis declared the conquest of the Carolinas impossible. He made the fateful decision to march into Virginia, eventually leading his army to the Yorktown surrender and clearing  Read more...
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Babits, Lawrence Edward.
Long, obstinate, and bloody.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008037219
(OCoLC)245597301
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Edward Babits; Joshua B Howard
ISBN: 9780807887677 0807887676 9781469605944 1469605945 0807832669 9780807832660
OCLC Number: 499761997
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
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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