William Washington, American Light Dragoon : a Continental cavalry leader in the War of Independence / Daniel Murphy
- Murphy, Daniel P., 1959-
- Yardley, Pensylvania : Westholme Publishing, 
- Physical Description:
- ix, 225 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Fortune's son -- Harlem heights -- An American crisis -- Creating the Continental Light Dragoons -- Field command -- Into the low country -- Courts, campaigns, and backcountry -- Battle at the cowpens -- Flight and fight -- Guilford courthouse -- Hobkirk's hill -- Rebels resurgent -- Eutaw springs -- The war winds down.
- William Washington, perhaps the best American cavalry officer of the War of Independence, has yet to receive the recognition he merits. In this comprehensively researched volume, Daniel Murphy provides a detailed and engaging account of Washington's life and battlefield exploits that restores this gifted commander to his rightful place among the outstanding military leaders of the Revolution.
- BIOGRAPHY OF CONTINENTAL ARMY OFFICER, COMMANDER OF LIGHT DRAGOONS, IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references [pages 209-217) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Lippincott Family Memorial Libraries Endowment in Memory of David and Carolyn Lippincott and James Lippincott; 2014
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