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The Resource George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783, James Thomas Flexner

George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783, James Thomas Flexner

Label
George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783
Title
George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783
Statement of responsibility
James Thomas Flexner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts Washington's life served as commander of an amateur army during the American Revolution
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flexner, James Thomas
Dewey number
  • 973.3/0924
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
E312.25
LC item number
.F69
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1732-1799
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Washington, George
Series statement
His George Washington, v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, George
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • Military leadership
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Washington, George, President, United States
Label
George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783, James Thomas Flexner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 557-563)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The anvil of necessity. Dark dawn of adventure -- A desperate search for advisers -- Traveler's dust -- A Virginian among New Englanders -- The war of positions -- The spreading blaze -- Foreign War or social revolution -- Providence rides a storm -- The taste of victory -- II. Fires of despair. Awaiting the blow -- The carrot and the big stick -- The enemy strikes -- If only the troops will stand by me -- Blood on the bushes -- A heavy heart -- British might displayed -- The blackest defeat -- The mutiny of General Lee -- III. The rising Phoenix. An icy river -- Where no sensible General would go -- A hopeful pessimist -- Recapture of a state -- IV. A very disagreeable dance. The enemy vanishes -- A failure of intelligence -- The prize: Philadelphia -- To bring the men to this -- V. Plots against Washington. George Washington eclipsed -- Make Washington resign -- The batteries of intrigue -- What was the Conway Cabal? -- VI. Toward a more effective army. The other Valley Forge -- General Lee rides again -- The Battle of Monmouth -- Monmouth's aftermath -- The wheel turns full circle -- VII. The French alliance. New cards in an old game -- The measure of iniquity -- The fleet that never came -- Rattlesnake Road -- Enter a Gallic army -- Tribulations of an old friend -- Treason most foul -- More education for George Washington -- The end of our tether -- Never go home again -- VIII. Another man's gamble. Forcing Washington's hand -- Down fortune's mazes -- War reduced to calculation -- The world turned upside down -- IX. The nation's most dangerous hour. But the war goes on -- Vacation without rest -- The brink of the abyss -- The road to dictatorship -- The devil's web -- X. The curtain of separation. A clouded parting -- The emptying stage -- An end and a beginning -- XI. Conclusion. Cincinnatus assayed
Control code
ocm00400924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 599 pages
Lccn
68011529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 102665
  • (OCoLC)00400924
Label
George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783, James Thomas Flexner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 557-563)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The anvil of necessity. Dark dawn of adventure -- A desperate search for advisers -- Traveler's dust -- A Virginian among New Englanders -- The war of positions -- The spreading blaze -- Foreign War or social revolution -- Providence rides a storm -- The taste of victory -- II. Fires of despair. Awaiting the blow -- The carrot and the big stick -- The enemy strikes -- If only the troops will stand by me -- Blood on the bushes -- A heavy heart -- British might displayed -- The blackest defeat -- The mutiny of General Lee -- III. The rising Phoenix. An icy river -- Where no sensible General would go -- A hopeful pessimist -- Recapture of a state -- IV. A very disagreeable dance. The enemy vanishes -- A failure of intelligence -- The prize: Philadelphia -- To bring the men to this -- V. Plots against Washington. George Washington eclipsed -- Make Washington resign -- The batteries of intrigue -- What was the Conway Cabal? -- VI. Toward a more effective army. The other Valley Forge -- General Lee rides again -- The Battle of Monmouth -- Monmouth's aftermath -- The wheel turns full circle -- VII. The French alliance. New cards in an old game -- The measure of iniquity -- The fleet that never came -- Rattlesnake Road -- Enter a Gallic army -- Tribulations of an old friend -- Treason most foul -- More education for George Washington -- The end of our tether -- Never go home again -- VIII. Another man's gamble. Forcing Washington's hand -- Down fortune's mazes -- War reduced to calculation -- The world turned upside down -- IX. The nation's most dangerous hour. But the war goes on -- Vacation without rest -- The brink of the abyss -- The road to dictatorship -- The devil's web -- X. The curtain of separation. A clouded parting -- The emptying stage -- An end and a beginning -- XI. Conclusion. Cincinnatus assayed
Control code
ocm00400924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xvii, 599 pages
Lccn
68011529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 102665
  • (OCoLC)00400924

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