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New York 1776 (Campaign)

by Brendan Morrissey

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Publishing (UK) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military History - Modern,
  • U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-1789),
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Military - Other,
  • 18th century,
  • Campaigns,
  • Great Britain,
  • History, Military,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12571025M
    ISBN 101841767735
    ISBN 109781841767734
    OCLC/WorldCa56641077

      In his book "New York The Continentals' First Battle" free-lance writer David Smith excellently, albeit briefly, describes the predicament facing Britain following her debacle in the Boston campaign of He tells of the thin red-coated line--how "forty-eight thousand men [were] spread thinly across the Empire Britain had won in the /5(8). The Great Fire of New York was a devastating fire that burned through the night of Septem , and into the morning of Septem on the West Side of what then constituted New York City at the southern end of the island of Manhattan. It broke out in the early days of the military occupation of the city by British forces during the American Revolutionary on: New York City. New York Campaign Series, Book General Sir William Howe's New York campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to colonial power. Howe succeeded in dividing the Continentals, defeated them on Long Island and forced Washington to retreat to Brooklyn Heights. New York: Simon & Schuster, [] © Edition/Format: New York: Simon & Schuster, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: I was amazed of how well researched this book. It helps paint the whole picture of what George Washington was like. It makes you appreciate how strategic Washington was and how he.

      Courtesy New York Public Library. A beautiful map from laying out the events of the Battle of Harlem Heights on Septem Courtesy Internet Archives Book Imaging. The Battle of Harlem Heights with a look into the valley called the Hollow Way. This is New York is , the city that was captured in September British Library.   The Americans’ military fortunes were none too good for much of , the year of the Declaration; at the slowly unfolding battle for control over New York, George Washington was moved to despair at the sight of sometimes drunk soldiers running from the enemy and of their officers “who, instead of attending to their duty, had stood gazing.   The industrial revolutionaries: the making of the modern world, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In the period covered by this book-just a little over a century-the world shifted from reliance on human labor to the use of machines as an essential aspect of daily life and work.   New York by David Smith, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16).

    Jeffery’s Map of New York. Map Title:The Provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of by Major Holland, Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. Corrected and Improved, from the Original Materials, By Governr. The Battle of Long Island, also known as the Battle of Brooklyn and the Battle of Brooklyn Heights, was a military action of the American Revolutionary War fought on Aug , at the western edge of Long Island in the present-day borough of Brooklyn, New British defeated the Americans and gained control of the strategically important Port of New York, which they held for the Location: Brooklyn, Long Island, New York, 40°39′58″N .   Classic Review: A gripping account of – a year of "sustained suffering" and "phenomenal courage." The American retreat from New York was disheartening, New York: Penguin Books. New York is the first volume of the American Revolution Campaigns series. It is strategic in scope with battles tactically carried out on a battle board. Wooden blocks are used for fog of war. This campaign involves point to point land and water zone movement. Group movement can only be done with commanders and some commanders can move faster than others.7/10(80).


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