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The Continental Army

Author: Robert K Wright, Jr.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1983.
Series: Army lineage series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the 177 individual units that comprised the Army, and fourteen charts depicting regimental organization.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Robert K., 1946-
Continental Army.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 1983
(OCoLC)244175573
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Wright, Jr.
ISBN: 0160019311 9780160019319
OCLC Number: 8806011
Description: xvii, 451 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Details: Mode of access: Internet from the CMH web site. Address as of 8/20/08: http://www.history.army.mil/books/RevWar/ContArmy/CA-fm.htm; current access available via PURL.
Contents: The army of observation : New England in arms. Warfare in the eighteenth century --
Colonial military experience --
The coming of the revolution --
Massachusetts Acts --
Formation of a New England army --
The Continental Army : Washington and the Continental Congress. Adoption of the army --
Selection of commanders --
Washington takes command --
The war spreads to Canada --
The continental regiments of 1776 : Boston and Quebec --
Washington's unified reorganization --
The Canadian Department --
An army truly continental : expanding participation. The Southern colonies --
The Middle colonies --
The departments and the main army --
An army for the war : 1777. The Eighty-Eight Battalion resolve --
Trenton and Princeton --
Rounding out the army --
Fielding the new army --
Professionalism : new influences from Europe. Valley Forge --
Foreign advisers --
The contributions of Steuben --
The reorganization of 1778- 79 in practice --
Perseverance to victory. Economy and the 1781 reorganization --
Triumph at Yorktown --
The road to Newburgh --
Peace --
Lineages. New Hampshire --
Massachusetts --
Rhode Island --
Connecticut --
New York --
New Jersey --
Pennsylvania --
Delaware --
Maryland --
Virginia --
North Carolina --
South Carolina --
Georgia --
Canada --
Extra and additional Continental regiments --
Miscellaneous units --
Artillery --
Light dragoons, partisan corps, and legionary corps --
Appendix. U.S. Army units dating from the Revolution --
Department commanders --
Principal staff officers --
Engagements.
Series Title: Army lineage series.
Responsibility: by Robert K. Wright, Jr.

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A narrative analysis of the complex evolution of the Continental Army, with the lineages of the 177 individual units that comprised the Army, and fourteen charts depicting regimental organization.

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