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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.

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; 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
Genre/Form
  • History
  • Personal narratives
  • Records and correspondence
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
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.
ISBN
  • 9780786479481 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • 0786479485 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • 9781476616803 (ebook) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
^^2014029544
OCLC
  • 884631134
  • SCSB-10883024
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library