Unlikely General:

Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America

by Mary Stockwell


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A vivid and engaging biography of the remarkable Revolutionary Era military figure who scored a crucial victory at Fallen Timbers despite profound personal troubles

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300214758
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 290,589
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Mary Stockwell is the former chair of the history department at Lourdes University in Ohio and the author of The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Indians.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 "I Have Fought and Bled for the Liberties of America" 1

2 "May God Shut the Door of Mercy on Us" 28

3 "Destined to Exist … in a Howling Wilderness" 48

4 "I Have the Confidence of the General" 68

5 "I Have Not Been Pleased with Madame Fortune" 90

6 "An Event of the Utmost Consequence" 113

7 "I Have No Anxiety but for You and Our Children" 134

8 "They Ought to Unite as a Band of Brothers" 156

9 "They Shall Not Be Lost" 174

10 "This Horrid Trade of Blood" 190

11 "Persecution Has Almost Drove Me Mad" 218

12 "A Savage Enemy in Front, Famine in the Rear" 243

13 "Listen to the Voice of Truth and Peace" 270

14 "I Will Write You More from Presque Isle" 286

Epilogue "A.W. 15 Dec. 1796" 298

Notes 303

Bibliography 337

Index 351

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