Revolutionary Generation: Harvard Men and the Consequences of Independence

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What was life like for the young men who came of age in late-eighteenth-century New England? How did the American Revolution and its aftermath shape their outlook and experiences? This book offers a collective biography of the 204 members of the Harvard College classes of 1771 through 1774, men whose lives intersected with the War for Independence and the other formative events of the founding years of the American Republic. The names of a few of these men are still familiar, including painter John Trumbull and Congressman ...

Revolutionary Generation: Harvard Men and the Consequences of Independence 2005, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558494848

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