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2 edition of Revolutionary orders of General Washington found in the catalog.

Revolutionary orders of General Washington

United States. Continental Army.

Revolutionary orders of General Washington

issued during the years 1778, "80, "81, & "82, selected from the mss. of John Whiting

by United States. Continental Army.

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Published by Wiley and Putnam in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementand edited by... Henry Whiting.
      GenreSources.
      ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799., Whiting, John, 1760-1810., Whiting, Henry, 1788-1851.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE230 .U59
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, [25]-255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6586468M
      LC Control Number16009247
      OCLC/WorldCa2131598

        Washington’s Immortals is gripping boots-on-the-ground history that will transport readers to the bloodiest battles and darkest days of the Revolutionary War in the company of men whose extraordinary sacrifices, endurance of unimaginable hardship, and valiant fighting helped make the difference between defeat and victory.5/5(3).   General Putnam’s Orders, Dec. 18, “Lieut. Col. Bulter of Wylly’s Regiment is promoted to the command of the 2nd Company Battalion and is to be obeyed as such. Colonel Meigs is appointed Inspector of the Division and to do the duty of Adj. General for the same until further orders.

      Sources. William Spohn Baker, Itinerary of General Washington from J , to Decem , (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, ).[5] Elijah Fisher's Journal while in the War for Independence, William B. Lapham, ed. (Augusta, Maine: Press of Badger and Manley, ).[6] Fisher joined Washington's life-guards Ma , while at Valley Forge.   Buy a cheap copy of George Washington, Spymaster: How the book by Thomas B. Allen. Now in paperback—the award-winning National Geographic book that presents the untold story of the invisible war behind the American Revolution. A riveting tale of Free shipping over $/5(5).

      This guide describes a microfilm edition of Revolutionary War orderly books taken from manuscript collections at the Mass. Historical Society. The microfilm contains approx. 45 books, including orders for the Continental Army, most by Mass. regiments, state militias, and a few by the British army. General Washington's orders concern.   Man of destiny and hands-on commander, this is the Washington revealed in the extraordinary collection of letters written, and general orders issued, during the Revolutionary War, and assembled—with excellent context-setting notes, and the original spelling and style—in This Glorious Struggle, by University of Virginia professor Edward G Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.


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