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The Resource Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution, Patrick K. O'Donnell

Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution, Patrick K. O'Donnell

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Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution
Title
Washington's immortals
Title remainder
the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution
Statement of responsibility
Patrick K. O'Donnell
Title variation
Untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution
Title variation remainder
the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In August 1776, General George Washington's army faced off against over 20,000 British and Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Brooklyn. It was almost the end of the war. But thanks to a series of desperate bayonet charges by a single heroic regiment from Maryland, known as the "Immortal 400," Washington was able to retreat and regroup
Summary
A best-selling military historian, drawing on extensive original sources, from letters to diaries to pension applications, pieces together the lives of the 256 brave men “who fell in the Battle of Brooklyn” in August 1776, saving General George Washington and his army, revealing their friendships, loves, defeats and triumphs
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Writing style
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10472946
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YDXCP
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1969-
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O'Donnell, Patrick K.
Dewey number
973.3/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Washington, George
  • United States
  • Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution
Label
Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution, Patrick K. O'Donnell
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-442) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
1774-75. "Gentlemen of honour. family, and fortune ; Smallwood's battalion and the birth of an army ; Girding for war ; America's first civil war -- 1776. The Otter ; The Armada ; Maryland goes to war ; The storm begins ; The Battle of Brooklyn ; Escape from Long Island ; Manhattan ; When twenty-five men held off an army ; Fort Washington ; The crisis ; Victory or death : the gamble at Trenton -- 1777. Princeton ; Brandywine ; Wayne's Affair ; Mud Island ; Valley Forge and Wilmington -- 1778. "A damned poltroon" ; Light infantry -- 1779. Despots ; The Gibraltar of America : the midnight storming of Stony Point ; Interlude -- 1780. The march south ; A "jalap" and a night march ; Camden ; "Lay their country waste with fire and sword" ; Washington's best general -- 1781. The ragtag army ; Hunting the hunter ; Cowpens ; "To follow Greene's army to the end of the world" ; "Saw 'em hollerin' and a snortin' and a drownin'" ; The race to the Dan ; Guilford Courthouse : "A complicated scene of horror and distress" ; Hobkirk's Hill ; Ninety six ; Eutaw Springs ; "Conquer or die" : Yorktown -- 1782-83. The last battle ; "Omnia reliquit servare rempublicam"
Control code
ocn911364918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 463 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802124593
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911364918
Label
Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the revolution, Patrick K. O'Donnell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1774-75. "Gentlemen of honour. family, and fortune ; Smallwood's battalion and the birth of an army ; Girding for war ; America's first civil war -- 1776. The Otter ; The Armada ; Maryland goes to war ; The storm begins ; The Battle of Brooklyn ; Escape from Long Island ; Manhattan ; When twenty-five men held off an army ; Fort Washington ; The crisis ; Victory or death : the gamble at Trenton -- 1777. Princeton ; Brandywine ; Wayne's Affair ; Mud Island ; Valley Forge and Wilmington -- 1778. "A damned poltroon" ; Light infantry -- 1779. Despots ; The Gibraltar of America : the midnight storming of Stony Point ; Interlude -- 1780. The march south ; A "jalap" and a night march ; Camden ; "Lay their country waste with fire and sword" ; Washington's best general -- 1781. The ragtag army ; Hunting the hunter ; Cowpens ; "To follow Greene's army to the end of the world" ; "Saw 'em hollerin' and a snortin' and a drownin'" ; The race to the Dan ; Guilford Courthouse : "A complicated scene of horror and distress" ; Hobkirk's Hill ; Ninety six ; Eutaw Springs ; "Conquer or die" : Yorktown -- 1782-83. The last battle ; "Omnia reliquit servare rempublicam"
Control code
ocn911364918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 463 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802124593
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911364918

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