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Band of giants : the amateur soldiers who won America's independence

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First edition.

Brings to life the merchants, mechanics, farmers, fishermen, paragons and drunkards who fought for independence in the Revolutionary War.

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Avon Free Library 973.33 KEL (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781137278777
  • ISBN: 1137278773
  • Physical Description: 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2014.

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Knowledge of the military art, 1754 -- Blows must decide, 1774 -- The predicament we are in, 1775 -- Learning to be soldiers, 1775 -- Precious convoy, 1776 -- Sudden and violent, 1776 -- Valcour Island, 1776 -- An indecisive mind, 1776 -- He that stands by it now, 1776 -- A continual clap of thunder, 1777 -- Fight as well as brag, 1777 -- Something more at stake, 1777 -- The discipline of the leggs, 1778 -- The boldest conduct, 1779 -- The fate of battle, 1780 -- Downright fighting, 1780 -- War is an intricate business, 1781 -- America is ours, 1781 -- Our troops, 1782 -- The large hearts of heroes, 1824.
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Brings to life the merchants, mechanics, farmers, fishermen, paragons and drunkards who fought for independence in the Revolutionary War.
Subject: Generals > United States > Biography.
Generals.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Campaigns.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre: Biography.
History.


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