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The Philadelphia campaign, 1777-1778

Author: Stephen R Taaffe
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2003.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"American fortunes were at a low point in the winter of 1777-78. The British had beaten the Continental Army at Brandywine and Germantown, seized the colonial capital of Philadelphia, and driven Washington's soldiers into barren Valley Forge. But, as Stephen Taaffe reveals, the Philadelphia Campaign marked a turning point in the American Revolution despite these setbacks."
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Taaffe, Stephen R.
Philadelphia campaign, 1777-1778.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2003
(OCoLC)603914383
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Taaffe
ISBN: 070061267X 9780700612673
OCLC Number: 51977891
Description: vii, 336 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Cold New Jersey winter --
Barbarous business in a barbarous country --
The Delaware River --
Winter quarters --
A brand new war --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Stephen R. Taaffe.
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This work presents a new narrative history of the Philadelphia campaign that took place not only in the hills and woods surrounding Philadelphia, but also in east central New Jersey and along the  Read more...

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