Miracles of the American Revolution

by Larkin Spivey

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Overview

Miracles of the American Revolution by Larkin Spivey

Was the birth of the Republic an accident of history or part of a divine plan?

Is God on America's side?

Is it possible a providential hand intervened at critical junctures during the American Revolution?

Larkin Spivey, a decorated Marine Corps officer and respected military professor, believes so.

This provocative account of the American Revolution offers historical evidence that the hand of God was at  work during the pivotal era of America's founding.  Author Larkin Spivey, a respected military historian, shows how a series of remarkable and miraculous occurrences laid the foundations for the Republic.  With compelling facts and interpretations, this portrait of early America is both amazing and uplifting.

Whether you agree with his conclusions about how God's providence ties in with American history, Larkin hopes that you will continue reading to learn about the "magnificently complex men and events that contributed to the founding of America, and why I might consider them miraculous.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899570211
Publisher: AMG Publishers
Publication date: 07/28/2010
Pages: 290
Sales rank: 836,757
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Larkin Spivey is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired Marine Corps officer.  Larkin commanded infantry and reconnaissance units in combat and was trained in parachute, submarine, and Special Forces operations.  He was with the  blockade force during the Cuban Missile Crisis and served President Nixon in the White House.  As a faculty member at the Citadel, Larkin taught courses in U.S. military history, a subject of lifelong personal and professional interest.  Hi is the author of God in the Trenches and Miracles of the American Revolution and has most recently authored Stories of Faith and Courage from World War II,a God & Country Press "Battlefields & Blessings" release.  A lay Eucharist minister of the Episcopal Church, Larkin writes full time and resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  He is actively involved in the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association.

Table of Contents

          TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Maps             vii

Preface                    ix

A Note for Skeptics  xi

PART ONE

THE IDEAS

Chapter One  Call to Freedom  3


PART TWO

THE MEN

Chapter Two      Founders   17

Chapter Three    Losers   45

Chapter Four     Founding Father  61


PART THREE

THE BATTLES

Chapter Five   Bunker Hill  91

Chapter Six  Boston  109

Chapter Seven  Long Island  127

Chapter Eight   Trenton and Princeton  145

Chapter Nine Saratoga  165

Chapter Ten  Yorktown 191

PART FOUR

THE MIRACLES

Chapter Eleven  Another Perspective  215

Chapter Twelve  Miracles of the Revolution  223

Chapter Thirteen  A New call to Freedom  239

Bibliography          245

Notes                    253

Index                     265

About the Author   276      

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