Rebels And Redcoats: The American Revolution Through The Eyes Of Those That Fought And Lived It

Rebels And Redcoats: The American Revolution Through The Eyes Of Those That Fought And Lived It

by George F. Scheer, Hugh F. Rankin

Paperback(Revised ed.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306803079
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 05/01/1988
Series: Quality Paperbacks Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.38(d)

About the Author

George F. Scheer has edited and written several books, popular and scholarly. He is an elected member of the Society of American Historians.

Hugh F. Rankin is the author of The American Revolution, Greene and Cornwallis: The Campaign in the Carolinas, and more than a dozen other books.

Table of Contents

Introduction 13(4)
"My Name is Revere"
17(14)
Lexington April 19, 1775
"Their Balls Whisled Well"
31(10)
Concord April 19, 1775
"When the Sword of Rebellion is Drawn"
41(11)
Cambridge Camp and Ticonderoga April-May 1775
"I Beat to 'Yankee Doodle"'
52(13)
Bunker Hill June 17, 1775
"The Sound of War Echoes from North to South"
65(11)
America Finds a General May-June 1775
"New Lords, New Laws"
76(14)
Washington Takes Command Summer 1775
"Their Raggamuffins All Round Us"
90(9)
The British in Boston Summer-Fall 1775
"Mutual Congratulations and Tender Embraces"
99(12)
Victory at Boston Winter 1775-Spring 1776
"My Heart Sickens at the Recollection"
111(11)
Quebec July-November 1775
"I Have No Thoughts of Leaving This Proud Town"
122(8)
Quebec November 1775-June 1776
"Never did Men Fight More Bravely"
130(12)
Sullivan's Island June 29, 1776
"George Rejected and Liberty Protected"
142(19)
New York April-August 1776
"...We Have Given the Rebels A D-----D Crush"
161(13)
Long Island August 22-29, 1776
"A Choice of Difficulties"
174(13)
New York and Harlem Heights August-September 1776
"...Mad, Vexed, Sick, and Sorry"
187(15)
White Plains and the Hudson River Forts August-November 1776
"...Our Peach-Brandy Fellows Can Never Be Beat"
202(19)
The New Jersey Campaign November 1776-January 1777
"O! Britain, How thy Laurels Tarnish..."
221(8)
The Second New Jersey Campaign January-June 1777
"A Most Infernal Fire of Cannon and Musquetry"
229(14)
Brandywine September 11, 1777
"Trophies Lay at Our Feet"
243(7)
Germantown October 4, 1777
"...Until We Shoot a General"
250(8)
Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne Opens His Campaign Summer 1777
"A Gathering Storm Upon My Left"
258(14)
Bennington August 16, 1777
"Like Men Fighting for Their All"
272(16)
Saratoga September-October 1777
"Fire Cake and Water, Sir"
288(15)
Valley Forge and the Conway Cabal Winter 1777-1778
"...Swear for Me in English"
303(15)
Training at Valley Forge Spring 1778
"Sir William, He, As Snug As Flea"
318(6)
The British in Philadelphia Winter 1777-Spring 1778
"My Darling Libertey"
324(13)
Valley Forge to Monmouth May-June 1778
"A Flock of Ducks in Cross-Belts"
337(7)
Newport Summer 1778
"Fine Sport for the Sons of Liberty"
344(11)
War in the Indian Country 1778-1779
"A Pretty Little Frisk"
355(10)
Winter and Stony Point Winter 1778-Summer 1779
"The Position Back of Mr. Kembles"
365(10)
Morristown Winter 1779-1780
"Treason! Treason! Treason! Black As H-LL"
375(14)
Benedict Arnold Autumn 1780
"A Rude Shock to the Independence of America"
389(12)
The South 1778-1780
"Strayed, Deserted, or Stolen"
401(11)
Camden August 16, 1780
"From Tree To Tree...To The Summit"
412(10)
King's Mountain October 7, 1780
"Tarleton Run Doon the Road Helter-Skelter"
422(12)
Cowpens January 17, 1781
"It's Time To Run, Bob"
434(9)
The Race to the Dan January-February 1781
"The Sweets of Liberty and Grace"
443(10)
Guilford Court House March 15, 1781
"Mischief is A-Brewing"
453(14)
Greene in South Carolina April 1781-December 1782
"A Successful Battle May Give Us America"
467(8)
The Virginia Campaign May-August 1781
"The Play, Sir, Is Over"
475(21)
Yorktown September-October 1781
"Having Now Finished the Work Assigned Me..."
496(15)
The Last Days 1782-1783
Notes 511(18)
Bibliography 529(12)
Index 541

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