Washington and the Generals of the American Revolution

 
9781231285084: Washington and the Generals of the American Revolution
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ...Moultrie--Appointed a Brigadier-General--Expedition against Charleston----His Captivity--Memoirs--Governor of South Carolina--Death. BRIGADIER-GENERAL JOSEPH REED 58 Washington's Opinion of him--Appointed a Brigadier-General--Entrance into the Army--Secretary toWashingtoii--Adjutant-General--Skirmish at New York--Services in New Jersey--Battle of Princeton--German-town--Plan of an Attack on New York--Valley Forge--President of Pennsylvania--Again in Congress--Death. BRIGADIER-GENERAL JOHN GREATON 83 Sent into Canada--Made Brigadier-General. BRIGADIER-GENERAL DANIEL MORGAN 84 The Youtli of Morgan--Campaign with Braddock--A Captain of Pro-vincials--Campaign in Canada--Commands at Quebec--Prisoner--Re-joins the Army--The Cowpens--His Retreat--Correspondence with Jefferson--The Whisky Insurrection--Death--Monument. BRIGADIER-GENERAL FRANCIS MARION 105 The Youth of the Partisan--Service against the Cherokees--Burning of Etchoee--Appointed Major--Siege of Savannah--Surrender of Charles-ton--Defeat of Gates--Daring Exploits--Tarleton Baflled--Colonel Lee--Marion in the Senate of South Carolina--Marriage--Close of his Life. MAJOR-GENERAL CHARLES LEE 131 An Officer at eleven Years of Age--His Professional Training--Serves at Louisburg, Schenectady, Ticonderoga, &c.--Returns to England-Appointed Lieutenant-Colonel--Serves under Burgoyne in Portugal--Returns to England, and corresponds with King Stanislaus on Ame-rica--Again in Warsaw--Appointed a Major-General--Fights against the Turks--Comes to America in 1773--Appointed Major-General--Quarrel with General Heath--Taken Prisoner--Release--Battle of Monmouth--Meeting with Washington--Court Martial--DismJsted from the Army--Opinions--Death--Character. BRIGADIER-GENERAL THOMAS MIFFLIN If Election to Congress--Aid-de...

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