The Resource Alexander Hamilton's revolution : his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)

Alexander Hamilton's revolution : his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)

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Alexander Hamilton's revolution : his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff
Title
Alexander Hamilton's revolution
Title remainder
his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff
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Phillip Thomas Tucker
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Language
eng
Summary
Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost entirely on his role as Secretary of the Treasury in Washington's administration, yet few realize that Washington and Hamilton's bond was forged during the Revolutionary War. Alexander Hamilton's Revolution is the first book to explore Hamilton's critical role during the battle for independence. New information presents a little-known and underpublished aspect of Hamilton's life: that he was not only Washington's favorite staff officer, but also his right-hand man for most of the Revolution, serving as Chief of Staff from 1777 to early 1781. While he found this position rewarding, Hamilton continually asked Washington for a field command. Hamilton's wish was granted at the decisive battle of Yorktown, where his Infantry Battalion charged on the defensive bastion on Cornwallis's left flank. Hamilton's capture of this position, while French forced captured the adjacent position, sealed Cornwallis's fate and forced his surrender and ultimate colonial victory. The entire patriotic cause benefited immeasurably from the advice and strategies provided to Washington by his youngest staff officer, Alexander Hamilton. Now, those critical contributions are brought to light in Hamilton's Revolution
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Tucker, Phillip Thomas
Dewey number
973.4092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Washington, George
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Alexander Hamilton's revolution : his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11935325
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11935325
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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rdamedia
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11935325
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Alexander Hamilton's revolution : his vital role as Washington's Chief of Staff, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11935325
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11935325
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11935325
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11935325
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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