ISBN-10:
0786429488
ISBN-13:
9780786429486
Pub. Date:
05/01/2008
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Chronology of the American Revolution Military and Political Actions Day by Day

Chronology of the American Revolution Military and Political Actions Day by Day

by Bud Hannings

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Overview

From the Battle of Lexington and Concord on 19 April, 1775, up through the reduction of the victorious Continental Army to a single regiment in January 1784, this book is a day-to-day chronicle of the American Revolution, both on the battlefield and in the halls of the Continental Congress. Covered in detail are the movements of not only the Continental Army and Navy, but the Marines—not covered comprehensively in other sources—and the militia. Information on the actions of Congress highlights each day’s business, including the resolutions pertinent to the war.
Drawing on such vital primary documents as the Journals of the Continental Congress and the Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, the book offers a close-up view of the political and military tension of the time, the perilous situation of the colonists, and the concerns of the soldiers and sailors immersed in battle. It also provides insight into the moves and counter-moves of British and American forces as intelligence flowed in both directions to influence the course of combat. All military campaigns of the revolution, from Canada to Florida and Louisiana, are included. The result is unmatched coverage of the battles, both military and legislative, that gave birth to America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786429486
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Bud Hannings oversees Seniram Publishing Incorporated, a company specializing in U.S. military history, and has written several major reference books for McFarland. He lives in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1

Introduction: All Roads Lead to War 3



The Chronology 7



Bibliography 501

Index 505

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