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Unlikely general : "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the battle for America

Author: Mary Stockwell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of George Washington's most able subordinates, Anthony Wayne's military performance during and after the Revolutionary war is a story that needs to be more widely known.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stockwell, Mary.
Unlikely general.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017953580
(OCoLC)1031403321
Named Person: Anthony Wayne; Anthony Wayne
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Stockwell
ISBN: 9780300235104 0300235100
OCLC Number: 1039887997
Description: 1 online resource (x, 363 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; ONE ""I Have Fought and Bled for the Liberties of America; TWO ""May God Shut the Door of Mercy on Us; THREE ""Destined to Exist ... in a Howling Wilderness; FOUR ""I Have the Confidence of the General; FIVE ""I Have Not Been Pleased with Madame Fortune; SIX ""An Event of the Utmost Consequence; SEVEN ""I Have No Anxiety but for You and Our Children; EIGHT ""They Ought to Unite as a Band of Brothers; NINE ""They Shall Not Be Lost; TEN ""This Horrid Trade of Blood; ELEVEN ""Persecution Has Almost Drove Me Mad. TWELVE ""A Savage Enemy in Front, Famine in the RearTHIRTEEN ""Listen to the Voice of Truth and Peace; FOURTEEN ""I Will Write You More from Presque Isle; EPILOGUE ""A.W. 15 Dec. 1796; Notes; Bibliography; 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; Z.
Other Titles: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the battle for America
Responsibility: Mary Stockwell.

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