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A naval history of the American Revolution

Allen, Gardner Weld

A naval history of the American Revolution

by Allen, Gardner Weld

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Published by Scholar"s Bookshelf in Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gardner W. Allen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE271 .A42 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 752 p. :
      Number of Pages752
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3480178M
      ISBN 100945726236
      LC Control Number2005923027
      OCLC/WorldCa61309623

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Historical accounts for early U.S. naval history now occur across the spectrum of two and more centuries. This Bibliography lends itself primarily to reliable sources covering early U.S. naval history beginning around the American Revolution period on through the 18th and 19th centuries and includes sources which cover notable naval commanders, Presidents, important ships, major naval.

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A Naval History of the American Revolution, Volume 1 A Naval History of the American Revolution, Gardner Weld Allen: Author: Gardner Weld Allen: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages:.

This book has expanded my knowledge of the American Revolution is an area not often considered - the naval history. Oh, yes, I knew of John Paul Jones, Valcour Island on Lake Champlain led by that Arnold fellow, and the British fleets occupying Boston, Philadelphia and New York harbors/5.

Naval historian Willis (In the Hour of Victory) delivers a comprehensive maritime history of the American Revolution, the first such treatment of this topic in over 20 years.

According to Willis, "command of the water" was essential to virtually all aspects of the American war for : Norton, W. & Company, Inc. OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: 2 volumes (xii, pages): illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm: Contents: Vol. 1: The Opening of Hostilities, --Naval Administration and Organization --Washington's Fleet, and --The New Providence Expedition, --Other Events at Sea in --Lake Champlain, --Naval Operations in --Foreign.

The American Revolutionary War (–), also known as the American War of Independence, was fought primarily between the Kingdom of Great Britain and her Thirteen Colonies in America, resulting in the overthrow of British rule in the colonies and the establishment of the United States of America.

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Unlike other histories of the revolution, this book recognizes the war for independence as a maritime conflict and fully explores the struggle for command of the sea. Broad and balanced in vision, it is the first study to mesh the operations of the Continental Navy and various state navies with the maneuvers of the.

Lists primarily the naval documents of the American Revolution included in the "Papers of the Continental Congress." Second half of volume deals exclusively with Letter of Marque bonds.

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The Spanish and Dutch were not particularly active, but their role in keeping British naval forces tied down in Europe was. Join us on Monday, May 9th, as we welcome Dr.

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Dr. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allen, Gardner Weld, Naval history of the American Revolution. Boston, New York, Houghton.A NAVAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. CHAPTER XIV. NAVAL OPERATIONS IN South Carolina and Georgia, far from the seat of the Continental government and from the headquarters of the army, were peculiarly exposed to attack, yet for more than two years after the unsuccessful attempt of the British to take Charleston inthey were not .Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution.

He succeeds, marvelously.”–The New York Times Book Review The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower.