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Biographical Sketches of the Generals of the Continental Army of the Revolution

by Anonymous

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8463480M
    ISBN 101417965231
    ISBN 109781417965236

    In late , General George Washington’s command of the Continental Army came into serious question. The British took Philadelphia soon after defeating the Continental Army at the Battle of Brandywine. Washington was forced to retreat at the Battle of Germantown in October and the defenses on the Delaware River fell to the British in November. Franklin Bowditch Dexter, Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College: With Annals of the College History. New York: Holt, p. Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution April, , to December, Washington, D.C.

    Commanding generals and chiefs of staff, portraits & biographical sketches of the United States Army's senior officer William Gardner Bell, Center of Military History From the Foreword: Leadership is of surpassing importance of arms. By 17, he had published two political tracts and been commissioned a captain in the Continental Army. He served as George Washington's aide-de-camp. In , he taught himself law by compiling legal tracts into one book, which he then memorized to pass the New York bar exam.

    Included are all generals of the Continental Army, along with those commissioned in the colonies' militias. Drawn from primary sources, including death and census records, records of the Continental Congress, and contemporary writings, each biographical sketch provide This book presents basic biographical information about America's first 3/5(1). The papers of William Irvine mainly relate to his service as a brigadier general in the Revolutionary Army. Included are letters, muster rolls, records of courts martial, petitions, orders, and resolutions of Congress, ; letters, , of John Rose (Baron Rosenthal), William Irvine's adjutant; a letter book, ; William Irvine's order book while commanding the Western.


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Built largely from state and local militias, the colonial army performed surprisingly well and produced a number of fine generals. Following in order of seniority are the best full-length biographies of each Continental Army major general.

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Lynn Montross, Rag, Tag and Bobtail: The Story of The Continental. A Historical Collection of the part sustained by Connecticut during the War of the Revolution, printed by E.

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James Mitchell Varnum (Decem – January 9, ) was an American legislator, lawyer, general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and a pioneer to the Ohio Country.

"The career of Gen. Varnum was active, but brief. He graduated at twenty; was admitted to the bar at twenty-two; entered the army at twenty-seven; resigned his commission at thirty-one; was.

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Included are all generals of the Continental Army, along with those commissioned in the colonies’ militias. Drawn from primary sources, including death and census records, records of the Continental Congress, and contemporary writings, each biographical sketch provides date and place of birth, prewar education and occupation, wartime service.

A New Hampshire Lawyer in General Washington's Army: A Biographical Sketch of the Hon. John Sullivan, LL.D., Major General in the Continental Army; and an Account of the Expedition under His Command against the Six Indian Nations in Geneva: Press of W.

Humphrey, pp. (Superficial and poorly written) Russell, Eber L. Valley Forge Orderly Book of General George Weedon of the Continental Army Under Command of Gen.

George Washington, in the Campaign of New York: The New York Times & Arno Press, reprint of edition. Weigley, Russell F. History of the United States Army. New York: Macmillan Co., Welch, William Henry.

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Buyer pays $ media mail shipping with date: Biographical essays. Blanchard, Amos. The American Biography: Containing Biographical Sketches of the Officers of the Revolution, and of the Principal Statesmen of That Period, to Which Are Added the Life and Character of Benedict Arnold, and the Narrative of Major Andre.

Wheeling, WV: Kenyon, Memoirs and Papers.This book includes generals of the Continental Army, along with those commissioned in the colonies' Each biographical sketch provides date and place of birth, prewar education and occupation, date and place of death, and place of burial.