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Soldiers of the American Revolution Who at One Time Were Residents of, or Whose Graves Are Located in Chautauqua County, New York

By: Chautauqua County, N. Y., Chapters, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C2082


“The Soldiers of the American Revolution remain in a distinct class of the world’s history–with only the poorest and most meager equipment, they…responded to the first call of Lexington and Bunker Hill, facing every danger with unsurpassed courage, willingly sacrificing every personal comfort, suffering and enduring beyond description…that freedom and liberty might be their country’s right for all time.” In order to pay tribute to these soldiers, the women ... View more info

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Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes

By: Christopher Hibbert

Price: $16.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 2002

Seller ID: 322939


The story of this war has usually been told in terms of a conflict between blundering British generals and their rigidly disciplined red-coated troops on the one side and heroic American patriots in their homespun shirts and coonskin caps on the other. In this fresh, compelling narrative, Christopher Hibbert portrays the realities of a war that raged the length of an entire continent-a war that thousands of George Washington's fellow countrymen condemned and that he came... View more info

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The American Revolution 1774–1783

By: Daniel Marston

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Osprey: 2002

Seller ID: 763438


The American Revolution has been characterized politically as a united political uprising of the American colonies and militarily as a guerrilla campaign of colonists against the inflexible British military establishment. Daniel Marston argues that this belief, though widespread, is a misconception. He contends that the American Revolution, in reality, created deep political divisions in the population of the Thirteen Colonies, while militarily pitting veterans of the Se... View more info

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Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley

By: Elizabeth A. Perkins.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c1998

Seller ID: 847038


In this original and sensitive ethnography of frontier life,Elizabeth Perkins recovers the rhythms of warfare, subsistence, and cultural encounter that governed existence on the margins of British America. Richly detailed, Border Life captures the intimate perceptive universe of the men and women who colonized Kentucky and southern Ohio during the Revolutionary era.In reconstructing the mental world of border inhabitants, Perkins draws on a pioneering source in o... View more info

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The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary America

By: Joy Day Duel and Richard Buel, Jr.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1995 reissue

Seller ID: 312100


Combining the skills of a gifted writer and a scholar's grasp of early America, The Way of Duty draws readers into a vividly evoked world. The Buels have used a rich trove of documents to tell the story of a Connecticut woman, Mary Fish Silliman (1736-1818), whose adventures illuminate the day-to-day realities of living through the American Revolution.About AuthorThe late Joy Day Buel was an editor and freelance writer. Richard Buel, Jr., is professor ... View more info

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The Life of Major John André, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America

By: Winthrop Sargent

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S2176


“‘All I request of you, gentlemen, is that you will bear witness to the world that I die like a brave man.’ The signal was given; the wagon rolled swiftly away…and the sudden shock as he was jerked from the coffin-lid on which he stood, produced immediate death.” The monumental inscription in Westminster Abbey says “he fell a sacrifice to his zeal for his king and country…” John André is best remembered for being hanged as a spy for his role as Benedict ... View more info