MEMOIRS OF GILBERT M LAFAYETTE

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Memoirs Of Gilbert M Lafayette

Author : Henri La Fayette Villaume Ducoudray Holstein
ISBN : NYPL:33433082387022
Genre : French in America
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Category: French in America

1781

Author : Robert L. Tonsetic
ISBN : 9781612000787
Genre : History
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A detailed chronicle—including eyewitness accounts—of the year American Patriots turned the tables on the British in the US War of Independence. In 1781, the future of America hung by a thread. British troops occupied key coastal cities, from New York to Savannah. After several harsh winters, the American army was fast approaching the breaking point. Mutinies began to emerge in George Washington’s ranks, and it was only the arrival of French troops that provided a ray of hope for the American cause. 1781 was a year of battles, from the Patriot victory in the Battle of Cowpens, to Gen. Nathaniel Greene’s impressive Southern campaign. In the Siege of Yorktown, the French fleet, the British fleet, Greene, Washington, and the French army under Rochambeau all converged in a fateful battle that would end with Cornwallis’s surrender on October 19. In this book, Robert Tonsetic provides a detailed analysis of the key battles and campaigns of 1781, supported by numerous eyewitness accounts, from privates to generals in the American, French, and British armies. He also describes the diplomatic efforts underway in Europe during 1781, as well as the Continental Congress’s actions to resolve the immense financial, supply, and personnel problems involved in maintaining an effective fighting army in the field.
Category: History

Memoirs Correspondence And Manuscripts Of General Lafayette

Author : Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du M
ISBN : 1377488667
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Lafayette In America

Author : Janina W. Hoskins
ISBN : UIUC:30112000486503
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lafayette

Author : David Goldsmith Loth
ISBN : WISC:89000516336
Genre : France
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Category: France