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The Resource The first American army : the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom, Bruce Chadwick

The first American army : the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom, Bruce Chadwick

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The first American army : the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom
Title
The first American army
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the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom
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Bruce Chadwick
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first American army
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the untold story of George Washington and the men behind Americas first fight for freedom
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Language
eng
Summary
Live through the experiences of those terrible and heroic times when a fifteen year old fifer survived the Battle of Bunker Hill, when Lt. James McMichael escaped unscathed from the bloody battles in New York..
Summary
Draws from the letters and journals of those who served under George Washington in the Continental Army to provide a narrative of the American Revolution as seen through the eyes of the ordinary men who fought the battles
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Donation
Dewey number
973.34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom
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The first American army : the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom, Bruce Chadwick
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  • 1: Bunker Hill: the arrival of Private John Greenwood, age fifteen, fifer -- 2: The siege of Boston, 1775-1776: Private Greenwood joins an armed camp -- 3: Camp life -- 4: Mother and son reunion -- 5: The soldiers -- 6: Why they fought -- March to Quebec -- 7: Private Jeremiah Greenman and Benedict Arnold -- 8: Jeremiah Greenman: prisoner of war -- 9: A harrowing retreat -- 10: The healers: the reverend, the doctor, and the smallpox scourge -- 11: Death becomes a daily visitor -- 12: The compassionate minister and the enraged doctor -- 13: Christmas, 1776: Private John Greenwood crosses the Delaware -- 14: The victory that saved the revolution -- 15: New Jersey and Pennsylvania, 1777-1778: Lieutenant James McMichael: a poet goes to war -- 16: Women of the revolution -- 17: Saratoga, 1777: the arduous journey of Sergeant Ebenezer Wild, nineteen -- Valley Forge -- 18: The harsh road to a winter camp -- 19: Private Elijah Fisher and the agony of Valley Forge -- 20: "The soldiers of our army are almost naked...": Lieutenant James McMichael: the poet -- 21: Private Elijah Fisher joins Washington's elite life guard, 1778 -- 22: Monmouth, 1778:L Captain Sylvanus Seely's militia goes to war -- 23: The secret life of Captain Seely -- 24: Spring 1778: the African American soldiers -- 25: The heroism of the black Rhode Island regiment -- 26: John Greenwood, privateer -- 27: 1779-1780: the war's worst winter and mutiny -- 28: Springfield: the militia saves the revolution -- 29: 1781: victory at Yorktown
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-390) and index
Control code
20024168
Extent
399 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.; Hardcover
Isbn
9781402205064
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20-05019866
Label
The first American army : the untold story of George Washington and the men behind America's first fight for freedom, Bruce Chadwick
Publication
Note
  • 1: Bunker Hill: the arrival of Private John Greenwood, age fifteen, fifer -- 2: The siege of Boston, 1775-1776: Private Greenwood joins an armed camp -- 3: Camp life -- 4: Mother and son reunion -- 5: The soldiers -- 6: Why they fought -- March to Quebec -- 7: Private Jeremiah Greenman and Benedict Arnold -- 8: Jeremiah Greenman: prisoner of war -- 9: A harrowing retreat -- 10: The healers: the reverend, the doctor, and the smallpox scourge -- 11: Death becomes a daily visitor -- 12: The compassionate minister and the enraged doctor -- 13: Christmas, 1776: Private John Greenwood crosses the Delaware -- 14: The victory that saved the revolution -- 15: New Jersey and Pennsylvania, 1777-1778: Lieutenant James McMichael: a poet goes to war -- 16: Women of the revolution -- 17: Saratoga, 1777: the arduous journey of Sergeant Ebenezer Wild, nineteen -- Valley Forge -- 18: The harsh road to a winter camp -- 19: Private Elijah Fisher and the agony of Valley Forge -- 20: "The soldiers of our army are almost naked...": Lieutenant James McMichael: the poet -- 21: Private Elijah Fisher joins Washington's elite life guard, 1778 -- 22: Monmouth, 1778:L Captain Sylvanus Seely's militia goes to war -- 23: The secret life of Captain Seely -- 24: Spring 1778: the African American soldiers -- 25: The heroism of the black Rhode Island regiment -- 26: John Greenwood, privateer -- 27: 1779-1780: the war's worst winter and mutiny -- 28: Springfield: the militia saves the revolution -- 29: 1781: victory at Yorktown
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-390) and index
Control code
20024168
Extent
399 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.; Hardcover
Isbn
9781402205064
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20-05019866

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