Washington's immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the Revolution / Patrick K. O'Donnell.
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- ISBN: 9780802124593
- ISBN: 0802124593
- Physical Description: xiv, 463 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|General Note:|| Published simultaneously in Canada.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-442) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 1774-75. "Gentlemen of honour. family, and fortune" ; Smallwood's battalion and the birth of an army ; Girding for war ; America's first civil war -- 1776. The Otter ; The Armada ; Maryland goes to war ; The storm begins ; The Battle of Brooklyn ; Escape from Long Island ; Manhattan ; When twenty-five men held off an army ; Fort Washington ; The crisis ; Victory or death : the gamble at Trenton -- 1777. Princeton ; Brandywine ; Wayne's Affair ; Mud Island ; Valley Forge and Wilmington -- 1778. "A damned poltroon" ; Light infantry -- 1779. Despots ; The Gibraltar of America : the midnight storming of Stony Point ; Interlude -- 1780. The march south ; A "jalap" and a night march ; Camden ; "Lay their country waste with fire and sword" ; Washington's best general -- 1781. The ragtag army ; Hunting the hunter ; Cowpens ; "To follow Greene's army to the end of the world" ; "Saw 'em hollerin' and a snortin' and a drownin'" ; The race to the Dan ; Guilford Courthouse : "A complicated scene of horror and distress" ; Hobkirk's Hill ; Ninety six ; Eutaw Springs ; "Conquer or die" : Yorktown -- 1782-83. The last battle ; "Omnia reliquit servare rempublicam".
|Summary, etc.:|| In August 1776, General George Washington's army faced off against over 20,000 British and Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Brooklyn. It was almost the end of the war. But thanks to a series of desperate bayonet charges by a single heroic regiment from Maryland, known as the "Immortal 400," Washington was able to retreat and regroup.
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