General Richard Montgomery and the American Revolution: From Redcoat to Rebel / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$22.57
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$17.06
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $12.30   
  • Used (9) from $1.99   

Overview

Of the twenty-nine major generals who served in the American Revolution, all but six have been the subjects of full-length biographies. General Richard Montgomery--who captured St. John and Montreal in the same fortnight in 1775; who, upon his death during the storming of Quebec, was eulogized in British Parliament by Burke, Fox, and Barre; and after whom sixteen American counties have been named--has, to date, been one of the neglected half-dozen.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
The first full-length biography of the American general who captured St. John and Montreal in 1775, and in December of that year, at the storming of Quebec, became the first rebel general to be killed in the War of Independence. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher

"Shelton's well-written book will be of interest to any student of the American Revolution."

-The Houston Chronicle,

"The definitive biography."

-The Journal of American History,

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814780398
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Series: American Social Experience Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Hal T. Shelton, a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the U.S. Army, currently teaches history at San Jacinto College.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)