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Victory at Yorktown

the campaign that won the Revolution

by Richard M. Ketchum

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yorktown (Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-327) and index.

      StatementRichard M. Ketchum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE241.Y6 K48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 350 p. :
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3302439M
      ISBN 100805073965
      LC Control Number2004042496
      OCLC/WorldCa54461977

      Get this from a library! Victory at Yorktown. [Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser] -- General Washington ends a three-year stalemate and embarks on a secret three-hundred-mile forced march of his entire army to meet the French navy's Chesapeake Bay blockade and . Nov 13,  · Listen to Victory at Yorktown Audiobook by Newt Gingrich, William R. Fortschen, narrated by William DufrisBrand: Macmillan Audio.


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Relying heavily on anecdotes, the author relates Nathaniel Greene's brilliant win over a brewing war of attrition in the South, and the French officers' miraculous reorganization of land and sea forces that enabled the coordinated transport of Washington and Rochambeau's combined armies to besiege Yorktown.

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