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That ever loyal island : Staten Island and the American Revolution

Author: Phillip Papas
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of crucial importance to both the British and the Continental Army, Staten Island was, for a good part of the American Revolution, a bastion of Loyalist support. This work traces Staten Island's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Papas
ISBN: 9780814767245 0814767249
OCLC Number: 895776049
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 185 p.) illustrations, maps
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction1 The Crossroads of the Middle Colonies: The People, Society, and Environment of Staten Island 2 "An Unfriendly Disposition Towards the Liberties of America": Staten Islanders and the Colonial Resistance Movement 3 "As the Tempest Approaches": Staten Island and the Whig Defense of New York City 4 "Our Inveterate Enemies": Staten Islanders and the Arrival of the British Fleet at New York 5 The Price of Loyalty Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Phillip Papas

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