Galvez / Spain - Our Forgotten Ally In The American Revolutionary War: A Concise Summary of Spain's Assistance

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9780692030882: Galvez / Spain - Our Forgotten Ally In The American Revolutionary War: A Concise Summary of Spain's Assistance

Felipe VI de Borbon, King of Spain asked the author to write this book in May 2010. This book details the May 1776 agreement between Spain and France to support the American Colonists in their battle for independence from Britain. In addition to the battles in North America it points to the fact that our American Revolutionary War was only a small part is a greater world war among England, Spain and France. The "Donativo" lists show which Spanish soldiers and colonists donated to the war effort. It reflects details of the "Texas Connection to the American Revolution. Louisiana Spanish Governor Bernardo de Galvez, transhipped military supplies up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to the troops of both George Washington through Fort Pitt and General George Rogers Clark at Ft. Nelson starting in 1776. The Spanish navy captured 55 British ships, which today is still the largest capture of enemy vessels on the high seas ever recorded.

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