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The siege of Fort Cumberland, 1776 : an episode in the American Revolution

Author: Ernest Clarke
Publisher: Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the revolutionary movement in the Fort Cumberland region of Nova Scotia in 1775-76, Ernest Clarke explores why supporters of American independence did not prevail in this British North American colony. He reveals how the siege of Fort Cumberland shaped the attitudes of Nova Scotians to the revolution and to their place in the North American world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clarke, Ernest, 1939-
Siege of Fort Cumberland, 1776.
Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1995
(DLC) 96191694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Clarke
ISBN: 9780773565517 0773565515 9786612853494 6612853492
OCLC Number: 144083759
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover13; --
Contents --
Preface: Tantramar Revisited --
Illustrations --
Introduction --
1 Revolution Indigenous (January to May 1776) --
2 Revolution Imported (June to October 1776) --
3 The Shepody Outpost (29 October to 4 November) --
4 Cumberland Creek Raid (5 November to 9 November) --
5 The Fort Attack (10 November to 14 November) --
6 The Vulture Reinforcement (15 November to 20 November) --
7 Battle of Blazing Barns (21 November to 26 November) --
8 The Camphill Rout (27 November to 29 November) --
Epilogue --
Appendix One: The Patriots --
Appendix Two: The Royal Fencible Americans --
Notes --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y.
Responsibility: Ernest Clarke.

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