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Sweet land of liberty : the ordeal of the American Revolution in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Author: Francis S Fox; Richard S Dunn
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book follows the Revolution in Pennsylvania's backcountry through the experiences of eighteen men and women who lived in Northampton County during these years of turmoil." "Sweet Land of Liberty reawakens the Revolution in Northampton County with sketches of men and women caught up in it. Seldom is this story told from the vantage point of common folks, let alone those in the backcountry."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fox, Francis S., 1925-
Sweet land of liberty.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)988862943
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis S Fox; Richard S Dunn
ISBN: 0271020628 9780271020624 0271020636 9780271020631
OCLC Number: 43333520
Description: xix, 212 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
I. Robert Levers --
2. Lewis Gordon --
3. Elias Long --
4. Henry Geiger --
5. Michael Ohl --
6. John Wetzel and John Ettwein --
7. Elizabeth Kurtz --
8. Joseph Romig --
9. Jacob Stroud --
10. George Taylor --
11. Phillis --
12. Mathew and Mary Myler --
13. Isaac Klinkerfuss --
14. Henry Legel --
15. Eve Yoder and Esther Bachman --
Afterword by Michael Zuckerman --
Abbreviations --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Francis S. Fox.

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