By Michael Stephenson

Michael Stephenson's Patriot Battles is a complete and richly distinctive research of the army features of the battle of Independence, and a desirable examine the nuts and bolts of eighteenth-century strive against. protecting every thing from what inspired those that selected to struggle to how they have been enlisted, proficient, clothed, and fed, it deals a close-up view of the war's maximum battles, with maps supplied for every. alongside the best way many loved myths are challenged, reputations are reassessed, and long-held assumptions are proven.

One of the main pleasurable and illuminating contributions to the literature at the warfare of Independence in lots of years, Patriot Battles is a drastically wonderful paintings of more desirable scholarship and a fresh wind blowing via a few of American history's dustier corridors.

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