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Washington's general : Nathanael Greene and the triumph of the American Revolution

Author: Terry Golway
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Profiles the Revolutionary War hero as a self-educated military genius who renounced his Quaker upbringing to join the Rhode Island militia in 1774, describing the daring exploits that placed him at the head of the southern campaign, during which he triumphed over Lord Cornwallis.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Nathanael Greene; Nathanael Greene; Nathanael Greene
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Golway
ISBN: 0805070664 9780805070668
OCLC Number: 55220273
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: x, 355 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Quaker general --
A downright democracy --
The making of a rebel --
An uncommon degree of zeal --
The dark part of night --
Victory or death --
The cries of the people --
Low intrigue --
"It wounds my feelings" --
"O, this war!" --
"The prospect is dismal" --
Victory --
Forging a nation --
Unfinished business.
Responsibility: Terry Golway.
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Profiles the Revolutionary War hero as a self-educated military genius who renounced his Quaker upbringing to join the Rhode Island militia in 1774, describing the daring exploits that placed him at the head of the southern campaign, during which he triumphed over Lord Cornwallis.

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