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The fish and the falcon : Gloucester's resolute role in America's fight for freedom

Author: Joseph E Garland
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : History Press edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Naval history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Garland
ISBN: 1596290072 9781596290075
OCLC Number: 1011762498
Description: 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Scream of saw and song of sea --
Out of Gloucester --
His Majesty versus thirty-three hogsheads of molasses --
Storm clouds to the eastward --
With heavy hearts --
War --
Peregrine, swooping from on high --
The fish and the falcon --
Their spirit seems equal to their abilities --
A close call --
Where's Nancy? --
The difficulties we labor under --
Yankee heroes all --
Privateers, privation and hovering falcons --
The odyssey of John Blatchford : patriot at fourteen --
Six small cheezes and part of a pail of butter --
The voyage of Robin Hood: a primer in profitable patriotism --
To the finish --
Matters once set in motion --
The earthier side of Gloucester --
Homeward bound.
Responsibility: Joseph E. Garland ; foreword by William M. Fowler, Jr.
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