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Road to Valley Forge How Washington Built the Army That Won the Revolution

ISBN-10: 0471441562

ISBN-13: 9780471441564

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Buchanan

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The Revolutionary War opened with Washington in command of a rag tag army of amateurs, that in the first phases suffered a succession of defeats. 'The Road to Valley Forge' tells how Washington escaped disaster late in 1776 & built the remnant into an effective fighting force.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of Illustrations and Maps
Preface
Acknowledgments
Invasion! 1776
"I scarcely know which way to turn"
"It was hard work to Die"
The Night of the Fox
Manhattan Transfer
"This is a most unfortunate affair"
"Constant perplexities and mortifications"
"I conclude the troops will be in perfect security"
"Success of an Enterprize"
"Harrass their troops to death"
"The American Fabius"?
"Come boys, we shall do better another time"
"Perplexing Maneuvres"
"Our army is in higher spirits than ever"
"We ... took post near the Valley Forge"
Epilogue
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index