Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783

Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783

by Benton Rain Patterson
     
 

Patterson chronicles the battles waged between Washington and Cornwallis, examines their methods of command and their controversial military decisions, and ultimately brings into focus the personalities of these two pivotal revolutionary War generals.See more details below

Overview

Patterson chronicles the battles waged between Washington and Cornwallis, examines their methods of command and their controversial military decisions, and ultimately brings into focus the personalities of these two pivotal revolutionary War generals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589790216
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1The Commander in Chief1
2The Army before Boston7
3The King's Volunteer27
4The Battle of Long Island37
5The Fall of New York45
6From Harlem Heights to White Plains57
7The Shattered Army67
8The Raid on Trenton79
9The Battle of Princeton91
10The Burgoyne Fiasco103
11The Philadelphia Campaign117
12The Winter at Valley Forge137
13The Conway Cabal145
14The Earl Goes Home and Returns157
15The Battle of Monmouth Courthouse167
16The Newport Crisis181
17A Personal Tragedy191
18The Benedict Arnold Treason201
19The Fall of Charleston213
20The Battle of Camden227
21The Battle of Kings Mountain239
22The Battle of Cowpens253
23The Battle of Guilford Courthouse271
24The Virginia Campaign289
25The Battle of Yorktown301
26The Surrender323
Epilogue331
Notes333
Index345
About the Author359

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