The American Partisan: Henry Lee and the Struggle for Independence, 1776-1780

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Henry Lee was one of the greatest front line soldiers ever to wear an American uniform. The role that he played in the Revolutionary War rivals the heroics of Joshua Chamberlin and Nathan Bedford Forrest during the Civil War, and Alvin C. York and Audie Murphy during the World Wars. The American Partisan tells the story of Lee's career as a soldier in the Revolutionary War from 1776 to the autumn of 1780. During this four-year period, Lee fought almost exclusively north of the Mason-Dixon line, primarily in the ...
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Overview

Henry Lee was one of the greatest front line soldiers ever to wear an American uniform. The role that he played in the Revolutionary War rivals the heroics of Joshua Chamberlin and Nathan Bedford Forrest during the Civil War, and Alvin C. York and Audie Murphy during the World Wars. The American Partisan tells the story of Lee's career as a soldier in the Revolutionary War from 1776 to the autumn of 1780. During this four-year period, Lee fought almost exclusively north of the Mason-Dixon line, primarily in the states of Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572492264
  • Publisher: White Mane Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2000
  • Pages: 251
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi
Foreword vii
Preface ix
Chapter 1 A Born Soldier 1
Chapter 2 The Study of Mars 21
Chapter 3 I Am Wedded to My Sword 52
Chapter 4 The Partisan Corps 70
Photo Gallery 96
Chapter 5 Paulus Hook 104
Chapter 6 A Most Charming Officer 126
Chapter 7 The Stand 150
Chapter 8 Southward 177
Postscript 205
Notes 207
Bibliography 237
Index 242
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