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Author Wright, Robert K., 1946- author.

Title The Continental Army / by Robert K. Wright, Jr.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 1983.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 114.11:C 76    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 451 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Army lineage series
CMH pub ; 60-4
Army lineage series.
CMH pub ; 60-4.
Note Title from title screen (viewed on Aug. 20, 2008).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-427).
Contents The army of observation : New England in arms. Warfare in the eighteenth century -- Colonial military experience -- The coming of the revolution -- Massachusetts Acts -- Formation of a New England army -- The Continental Army : Washington and the Continental Congress. Adoption of the army -- Selection of commanders -- Washington takes command -- The war spreads to Canada -- The continental regiments of 1776 : Boston and Quebec -- Washington's unified reorganization -- The Canadian Department -- An army truly continental : expanding participation. The Southern colonies -- The Middle colonies -- The departments and the main army -- An army for the war : 1777. The Eighty-Eight Battalion resolve -- Trenton and Princeton -- Rounding out the army -- Fielding the new army -- Professionalism : new influences from Europe. Valley Forge -- Foreign advisers -- The contributions of Steuben -- The reorganization of 1778- 79 in practice -- Perseverance to victory. Economy and the 1781 reorganization -- Triumph at Yorktown -- The road to Newburgh -- Peace -- Lineages. New Hampshire -- Massachusetts -- Rhode Island -- Connecticut -- New York -- New Jersey -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware -- Maryland -- Virginia -- North Carolina -- South Carolina -- Georgia -- Canada -- Extra and additional Continental regiments -- Miscellaneous units -- Artillery -- Light dragoons, partisan corps, and legionary corps -- Appendix. U.S. Army units dating from the Revolution -- Department commanders -- Principal staff officers -- Engagements.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Note Online resource (HathiTrust, GPO, HeinOnline, viewed July 27, 2016).
Subject United States. Continental Army -- History.
United States. Continental Army. (OCoLC)fst00531979
American Revolution (1775-1783) (OCoLC)fst01351668
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1775-1783
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Center of Military History, issuing body, publisher.
Other Form: Print version: Wright, Robert K., 1946- Continental Army. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1983 0160019311 (DLC) 82016472 (OCoLC)8806011
ISBN 0160019311
Gpo Item No. 0344-G (online)
Sudoc No. D 114.11:C 76

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