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Hero of Fort Schuyler : selected Revolutionary War correspondence of Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr.

Title
Hero of Fort Schuyler : selected Revolutionary War correspondence of Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. / Peter Gansevoort, Jr. ; edited by David A. Ranzan and Matthew J. Hollis.
Author
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812.
Publication
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.

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Additional Authors
  • Ranzan, David A.
  • Hollis, Matthew J.
Description
vii, 272 pages : illustrations, map; 26 cm
Summary
"In August 1777, Peter Gansevoort Jr. defended Fort Schuyler during a three-week siege by a force of 1,700 British soldiers, Tories and Indians. Which led to the American victory at the Battle of Saratoga, a crucial point of the war. This documentary edition highlights 279 pieces of correspondence to and from Gansevoort Jr. from 1775 to 1812"--
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268) and index.
Contents
Invading the north -- 1776: defending the lake -- 1777: the siege of Fort Schuyler -- 1778: news of the war -- 1779: expedition into Indian country -- 1780: preparing for eminent attack -- 1781: the Albany Militia Brigade -- 1782: protecting New York State -- 1783: organization after the war -- 1784/1812: service after the war.
Call Number
IGI 14-9129
ISBN
  • 9780786479481
  • 0786479485
  • 9781476616803 (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
2014029544
OCLC
884631134
Author
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812.
Title
Hero of Fort Schuyler : selected Revolutionary War correspondence of Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr. / Peter Gansevoort, Jr. ; edited by David A. Ranzan and Matthew J. Hollis.
Publisher
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268) and index.
Added Author
Ranzan, David A., editor.
Hollis, Matthew J., editor.
Research Call Number
IGI 14-9129
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