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Princeton surprise, 1777

William S. Stryker

Princeton surprise, 1777

by William S. Stryker

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Published by A.S. Barnes in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818.,
  • Princeton, Battle of, Princeton, N.J., 1777.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William S. Stryker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE241.P9 S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6544213M
    LC Control Number12014678
    OCLC/WorldCa5902497

    The Battle of Princeton (January 3, ) was a small battle in which British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.. On the night of January 2, George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek in night, he evacuated his position, circled around General Lord Cornwallis' army, . 5. Col. John Cadwalader in a “Letter from an Officer of Distinction” dated Pluckemin, 5 Jan., writes that at Trenton on the night of 2 Jan. “a council of war was held and it was determined to file off to the right, through the woods, and by bye roads leaving the enemy on the left and attack Princeton by daylight: about five hundred men, and two pieces of war cannon were left to .

    —Publishers Weekly (One of the 10 best books of ) “Pulitzer Prize-winner Atkinson (The Liberation Trilogy) replicates his previous books’ success in this captivatingly granular look at the American Revolution from the increasing tension in the colonies in to the battles of Trenton and Princeton in Extensive research. The British Are Coming | From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American RevolutionRick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative : Henry Holt & Company.

    Reviews-. Starred review from April 1, Pulitzer Prize winner Atkinson (The Liberation Trilogy) replicates his previous books’ success in this captivatingly granular look at the American Revolution from the increasing tension in the colonies in to the battles of Trenton and Princeton in Extensive research (including delving into the unpublished papers of King . The paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller that the Wall Street Journal said was “chock full of momentous events and larger-than-life characters.”. Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative g: Princeton surprise.


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General Lord Cornwallis had left 1, British troops under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Mawhood in Princeton. Following a surprise attack at Trenton early in the morning of Location: Princeton, New Jersey, 40°19′40″N.

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