The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77 (Classic Reprint)

The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77 (Classic Reprint)

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by Samuel Adams Drake
     
 

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Seldom, in the annals of war, has a single campaign witnessed such a remarkable series of reverses as did that which began at Boston in March, 1776, and ended at Morristown in January, 1777. Only by successive defeats did our homemade generals and our rustic soldiery learn their costly lesson that war is not a game of

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Excerpt from The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77

Seldom, in the annals of war, has a single campaign witnessed such a remarkable series of reverses as did that which began at Boston in March, 1776, and ended at Morristown in January, 1777. Only by successive defeats did our homemade generals and our rustic soldiery learn their costly lesson that war is not a game of chance, or mere masses of men an army.

Though costly, this sort of discipline, this education, gradually led to a closer equality between the combatants, as year after year they faced and fought each other. When the lesson was well learned our generals began to win battles, and our soldiers to fight with a confidence altogether new to them.

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ISBN-13:
9781331065791
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/09/2015
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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