Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution

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A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution is the first comprehensive account of every engagement of the Revolution, a war that began with a brief skirmish at Lexington Green on April 19, 1775, and concluded on the battlefield at the Siege of Yorktown in October 1781.

In between were six long years of bitter fighting on land and at sea. The wide variety of combats blanketed the North American continent from Canada to the Southern colonies, from the winding coastal ...

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Overview

A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution is the first comprehensive account of every engagement of the Revolution, a war that began with a brief skirmish at Lexington Green on April 19, 1775, and concluded on the battlefield at the Siege of Yorktown in October 1781.

In between were six long years of bitter fighting on land and at sea. The wide variety of combats blanketed the North American continent from Canada to the Southern colonies, from the winding coastal lowlands to the Appalachian Mountains, and from the North Atlantic to the Caribbean.

Unlike existing accounts, A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution presents each engagement in a unique way. Each battle entry offers a wide and rich-but consistent-template of information to make it easy for readers to find exactly what they are seeking.

Every entry begins with introductory details including the date of the battle, its location, commanders, opposing forces, terrain, weather, and time of day. The detailed body of each entry offers both a Colonial and British perspective of the unfolding military situation, a detailed and unbiased account of what actually transpired, a discussion of numbers and losses, an assessment of the consequences of the battle, and suggestions for further reading. Many of the entries are supported and enriched by original maps and photos. Fresh, scholarly, informative, and entertaining,

A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution will be welcomed by historians and general enthusiasts everywhere.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932714128
  • Publisher: Savas Beatie
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface / Acknowledgments xix

Authors' Note: Campaigns and Battles of the American Revolution xxiii

Introduction: British and Allied Soldiers in the American Revolution xxxv

The Battles

Lexington and Concord 1

Boston, Siege of 6

Ft. Ticonderoga 9

Hog and Noodle Islands 12

Bunker Hill 16

Ft. St. John, Siege of 19

Montreal 23

Snow Campaign 24

Great Bridge 28

Qu├ębec 32

Moores Creek Bridge 36

Nassau 40

Ft. Sullivan (Charleston) 45

Cherokee Campaign 49

Long Island 55

New York, Siege of 61

Lake Champlain 69

White Plains 76

Trenton 81

Princeton 87

Ft. Ticonderoga 95

Hubbardton 99

Ft. Stanwix/Oriskany 103

Bennington 108

Brandywine 113

"The Clouds" 120

Freeman's Farm 125

Paoli 129

Germantown 133

Hudson Highlands 140

Bemis Heights 145

Fts. Mercer and Mifflin 151

Whitemarsh 156

British Isles 160

Caribbean 165

Monmouth Court House 170

Wyoming 178

Rhode Island 182

Savannah 188

Kettle Creek 194

Ft. Sackville 198

Brier [Briar] Creek 203

Penobscot Bay 208

Stono Ferry 213

Stony Point 217

Newtown 222

Savannah, Siege of 227

Charleston, Siege of 233

Waxhaws 238

Williamson's Plantation 242

Hanging Rock 245

Camden 249

Musgrove's Mill 253

Augusta 257

Kings Mountain 262

Blackstock's Plantation 271

Cowpens 276

Haw River 282

Guilford Courthouse 286

Hobkirk's Hill 292

Pensacola, Siege of 297

Ninety Six/Augusta, Siege of 303

Green Spring 309

The Capes 315

New London 320

Eutaw Springs 324

Yorktown, Siege of 329

Blue Licks 337

Arkansas Post 342

Appendix: Battles and Campaigns by State 346

Index 353

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