The Papers of George Washington: 1 January-9 March 1780

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With volume 24 of the Revolutionary War Series, the conflict enters a new decade. New Year's Day 1780 finds Washington in winter quarters at Morristown, N.J., having established his headquarters at the Ford mansion there one month earlier. During the weeks covered by this volume, the Continental army experienced the harshest winter of the war. But the severity of the winter did not prevent Washington from mounting an offensive against British forces. Ice had formed a natural bridge to Staten Island, and Washington decided ...

The Papers of George Washington: 1 January-9 March 1780 2016, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813937823

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