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The road to Guilford Courthouse : the American revolution in the Carolinas

Author: John Buchanan
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1997.
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The story of the British attempt to recapture the Carolinas, from the Battle for Sullivan's Island with "William Moultrie and his raw South Carolinians" to "the campaign's riveting climax at Guilford Courthouse."--Jacket. Includes such figures as Lord Cornwallis, Sir Henry Clinton, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton, Brigadier General Thomas Sumter, Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, James Collins, David Henry,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buchanan, John, 1931-
Road to Guilford Courthouse.
New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)606154698
Online version:
Buchanan, John, 1931-
Road to Guilford Courthouse.
New York : Wiley, ©1997
(OCoLC)606520317
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Buchanan
ISBN: 047116402X 9780471164029 9780471327165 0471327166
OCLC Number: 35055512
Description: xii, 452 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Battle of Sullivan's Island --
2. The Rice Kings --
3. Southern Strategy --
4. The Approach March --
5. Charleston Besieged --
6. The Rise of Banastre Tarleton --
7. Into the Back Country --
8. Hearts and Minds --
9. Trouble in the Back Country --
10. More Trouble in the Back Country --
11. A Hero Takes Charge --
12. The Battle of Camden --
13. The Partisans Fight On --
14. The Rise of Patrick Ferguson --
15. To Catch Ferguson --
16. King's Mountain --
17. Retreat and Turmoil --
18. A General from Rhode Island --
19. The Stage is Set --
20. Tarleton Pursues Morgan --
21. Cowpens --
22. Bayonets and Zeal --
23. Patience and Finesse --
24. Guilford Courthouse: "Long, Obstinate, and Bloody."
Responsibility: John Buchanan.

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This is a history of the British campaign (1780-1781) to recapture the Carolinas during the American Revolutionary War up to Lord Cornwallis's victory at Guilford Courthouse.  Read more...

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"Outstanding popular military history . . . an accomplishment of the same high order as McPherson's "Civil War" historiography."--"Booklist""Chronologically connecting events from the siege of Read more...

 
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