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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Fischer, Joseph R., 1953-
Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, c1997
|Named Person:||John Sullivan; John Sullivan, Soldat.|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph R Fischer
|Description:||x, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
The frontier in flames : 1778 --
Strategy and operations --
Civil-military relations --
|Responsibility:||Joseph R. Fischer.|
Fischer suggests that the historical focus on the campaign's failure has overshadowed its importance as a vehicle for understanding the Continental army at a turning point in the war. He demonstrates that this representative slice of the Continental army provides exceptional insight into the growing professionalism of George Washington's military.
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Diplomatic or Military Failure? That is the Question
Dr. Fischer is perhaps brilliant at tongue-in-cheek humor. At first blush while considering the title of this book, one might conclude General Sullivan as being the failure. Initially, this was an irritation because of the involvement of my ancestor in the Sullivan campaign. Giving...
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