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The Valley Forge winter : civilians and soldiers in war

Author: Wayne K Bodle
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2002.
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Wayne Bodle questions the traditional account of the legendary Valley Forge winter of 1777-78. Instead of Washington's army enduring the winter in a desolate wilderness, far removed from society,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bodle, Wayne K.
Valley Forge winter.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002011741
(OCoLC)50292530
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne K Bodle
OCLC Number: 606926112
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 335 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : the myth and the map --
Seat of war --
Campaign for Pennsylvania --
Doing what we can --
Learning to live with war --
Starve, dissolve, or disperse --
Trublesum times for us all, but wors for the soldiers --
Stone which the builders have rejected --
Lord's time to work --
Chapter of experiments --
As the fine season approaches --
Seated war.
Responsibility: Wayne Bodle.

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